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China eyes cooperation with Myanmar

Updated: Apr 5,2016 8:45 PM     Xinhua

Myanmar’s Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi (R) shakes hands with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, April 5, 2016. Foreign Minister Wang Yi arrived here on April 5 on his first visit to Myanmar days after Myanmar’s new government took office on March 30. [Photo/Xinhua]

BEIJING — China expects to strengthen economic and trade cooperation with Myanmar, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on April 5, with Foreign Minister Wang Yi mid-way through a Myanmar tour.

Wang is visiting from April 5 to April 6 at the invitation of Myanmar’s new Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi.

Wang will hold talks with Suu Kyi and meet other Myanmar leaders, said spokesperson Hong Lei at the daily press conference.