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Premier discusses rail project with Mexican president

Updated: Nov 12,2014 12:38 PM     cntv

On the sidelines of the APEC meetings in Beijing, Premier Li Keqiang has expressed regret over Mexico’s cancellation of a high-speed rail project recently awarded to a Chinese-Mexican consortium.

During Premier Li’s meeting with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, he said the winning bid to build a high speed rail system by the Chinese-Mexican consortium was completely lawful. He asked the Mexican government to treat Chinese companies that invest in the country fairly.

Premier Li Keqiang talked with Mexican President Enrique Pena over high-speed rail collaboration on Nov 11. [Photo/Xinhua]

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said the Chinese-Mexican consortium’s bid was fully transparent.

He added that Mexico supports investment by Chinese companies and will ensure their lawful rights.