Yang Jiechi Meets with Indonesian, Singaporean, Hungarian Counterparts
On July 21, 2010, Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi met with his Indonesian, Singaporean and Hungarian counterparts respectively in Hanoi on the sidelines of the ASEAN Ministerial Meeting and related meetings.
During Yang's meeting with Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa, the two sides vowed to fully implement agreements reached by President Hu Jintao and President Susilo at their Toronto meeting. The two sides said China and Indonesia would maintain the good momentum of frequent exchange of high-level visits, promote the development of China-ASEAN free trade area and mutually beneficial cooperation in all areas, strengthen coordination in the international and regional affairs and safeguard common interests of developing countries.
In the meeting between Yang and Singaporean Foreign Minister George Yong-Boon Yeo, the two sides agreed to further expand exchanges and cooperation for common development by taking the opportunity of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties in a bid to push bilateral ties to a new level. China and Singapore will hold the meeting of China-Singapore Joint Council for Bilateral Cooperation, a meeting on Suzhou Industrial Park and a meeting of Tianjin Eco-city Joint Coordinating Council soon to discuss cooperation and plan for future development.
In the meeting between Yang and Hungary's Foreign Minister Janos Martonyi, the two sides pledged to deepen traditional friendship, consolidate political mutual trust, expand economic, trade and investment cooperation and boost personnel exchanges. Hungary will assume European Union's rotating presidency in the beginning of next year. The two sides vowed to take this opportunity to push forward both China-Hungary ties and China-EU ties.