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President Hu Jintao has met with visiting Argentine President Cristina Fernandez Kirchner in Beijing. This is the first state visit by Fernandez since she took office in 2007.
During their meeting, Hu Jintao says the two countries should deepen their political relationship, increasing mutual understanding and trust. China is willing to work with Argentina to stabilize and expand the bilateral trade and investment, pushing forward their cooperation on mining, traffic, finance, forest, herd, infrastructure construction and oil and gas exploitation.
President Hu says China welcomes more Argentina's enterprises to enter China's market. He says China wishes to exchange views with Argentina on important international and regional matters.
|Visiting Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner introduces |
members of her delegation to President Hu Jintao after a welcome ceremony
in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Tuesday. [China Daily]
Fernandez agrees with Hu Jintao's idea on further developing the two countries' ties. She says Argentina upholds the one China policy and supports China's position on issues concerning its territorial integrity.
Later, the two presidents attended a signing ceremony on a joint statement and various cooperative agreements.