VLADIVOSTOK, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Hu Jintao and his Vietnamese counterpart Truong Tan Sang exchanged views on bilateral ties here Friday on the sidelines of the annual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum.
Hu said that it is important for the development of friendly relations between China and Vietnam that the leaders of the two neighboring countries keep regular contact and exchange views on bilateral ties as well as regional and international issues.
Sang said he is glad to meet Hu less than one year after their last meeting at the 2011 APEC forum and wishes the upcoming 18th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party a great success.
At the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting slated for Saturday and Sunday, President Hu and leaders of other APEC members will discuss trade and investment liberalization, regional economic integration, food security as well as cooperation in fostering innovative growth.
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