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President Hu greets world leaders as they arrive for Expo

04-29-2010 18:57 BJT Special Report: Shanghai World Expo 2010 |

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President Hu Jintao has met with the President of the Republic of Congo, Denis Sasssou Nguesso, and Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba in Shanghai.

Both leaders are here to attend the opening ceremony of the 2010 World Expo.

Hu Jintao welcomed Nguesso on behalf of the Chinese government and people. He congratulated Nguesso on his victory in winning another presidency term last year.

The Chinese president said he expected to exchange views with Nguesso about bilateral issues and other common concerns. President Nguesso said Shanghai is his favorite Chinese city, a place he had visited many times since the two countries established diplomatic relations in 1964.

He also spoke highly of the Sino-African forum. When meeting with Gabonese President, Hu also gave him a warm welcome, and said he valued the opportunity to exchange ideas.

President Ali Bongo congratulated China for hosting another global event so soon after the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.

 

Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: CCTV.com

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