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China to further cooperation with Organization of American States

Updated: Mar 1,2016 7:35 AM     Xinhua

State Councilor Yang Jiechi (R) meets with Luis Almagro, secretary-general of the Organization of American States (OAS), in Beijing, capital of China, Feb 29, 2016.[Photo/Xinhua]

BEIJING — State Councilor Yang Jiechi said on Feb 29 that China will further enhance ties with the Organization of American States (OAS).

Yang spoke with visiting OAS Secretary-General Luis Almagro in Beijing about how bilateral cooperation can benefit relations between China and the American states, especially Latin American and Caribbean countries.

He said the China-OAS cooperation had seen some great results in recent years.

Almagro said the OAS attaches great importance to its ties with China and is willing to expand exchanges and cooperation with China.

The OAS will firmly adhere to the one-China principle, he said.

Invited by the Chinese Foreign Ministry, Almagro is paying an official visit to China from Feb. 28 to March 2.