|Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (R) holds talks with his Angolan counterpart Georges Rebelo Chikoti in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 17, 2013. (Xinhua/Rao Aimin)|
BEIJING, Sept. 17 -- Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Tuesday held talks with visiting Angolan counterpart Georges Rebelo Chikoti to promote bilateral ties.
Wang said that China-Angola cooperation in agriculture, energy, infrastructure and other fields has seen significant results and the two countries enjoy a fraternal friendship, according to a Foreign Ministry press release.
China is willing to work with Angola to promote the bilateral strategic partnership to a new level as well as make greater contributions to Africa's peaceful development, the minister said, calling the 30th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic ties between the countries a new starting point.
Hailing bilateral friendship and cooperation, Chikoti said Angola sincerely appreciates China for its support for Angola's post-war reconstruction and is ready to further expand bilateral cooperation and deepen the strategic partnership.
The two sides signed a document on the exchange of ratifications of their bilateral extradition treaty, according to the press release.
They also exchanged views on regional and international affairs of common concern.