State Councilor Yang Jiechi and Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Wiranto co-chair the sixth meeting of vice-premier-level dialogue between China and Indonesia in Beijing, Aug 21, 2017. [Photo/Xinhua]
BEIJING — China and Indonesia held the sixth meeting of vice-premier-level dialogue on Aug 21, vowing to improve the two countries’ comprehensive strategic partnership.
State Councilor Yang Jiechi and visiting Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Wiranto co-chaired the meeting in Beijing.
Yang called on both sides to implement the consensus reached by their leaders.
China-Indonesia ties have seen rapid development and the two countries have maintained frequent high-level visits, while expanding cooperation in various fields, Yang said.
As major developing countries, both China and Indonesia shoulder the responsibility of safeguarding national security and boosting economic development, Yang said, noting that China is willing to work with Indonesia to integrate development strategies and enhance pragmatic cooperation.
Wiranto said Indonesia regards China as a strategic partner in the Asia-Pacific region and is ready to cooperate more with China and boost bilateral ties.
The two sides agreed to maintain high-level visits and close communication on key issues, integrate development strategies and promote cooperation under the Belt and Road Initiative.
Both sides agreed to deepen cooperation in defense, law enforcement, anti-terrorism, drug control, cyberspace, aerospace, and maritime affairs.
They agreed to maintain peace and stability in the South China Sea, push forward East Asia cooperation and promote the continued and stable development of China-ASEAN ties.
In addition, the two sides agreed to coordinate and cooperate more in multilateral mechanisms.