China, Austria agree to establish friendly strategic partnership
Xinhua 2018-04-08 22:32:00
Chinese President Xi Jinping holds talks with Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, April 8, 2018. (Xinhua/Zhang Ling)
BEIJING, April 8 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday held talks with visiting Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen. They agreed to establish a Sino-Austrian friendly strategic partnership and advance bilateral pragmatic cooperation to a new level.
After the talks, the two sides released a joint statement on establishing the friendly strategic partnership .
The Austrian president is in Beijing on a state visit to China, and will then travel to Boao in Hainan Province to attend the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2018.