Chinese, Mexican Presidents Meet on Bilateral Ties
2012-06-18 13:00

LOS CABOS, Mexico, June 17 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Hu Jintao exchanged views with his Mexican counterpart Felipe Calderon here Sunday on bilateral relations, a day before the G20 summit to be held at the Mexican resort.

Noting that it was the third time he visited Mexico, Hu thanked Calderon and the Mexican government for their careful preparations and considerate arrangements for the G20 summit and expressed the readiness to work with the Mexican side to push for positive results of the summit.

Hu said the world economy maintains a general trend of recovery but still with uncertainty and instability. China hopes the G20 members continue to uphold the spirit of cooperation and "in the same boat" to work for growth, stability and employment.

He also called on the G20 members to jointly inject impetus to recovery and growth of the world economy.

For his part, Calderon said Mexico attaches importance to China's propositions and role in the G20. He wished to cooperate with China to ensure that the G20 summit will make progress on promoting strong, sustainable and balanced economic growth and advancing reform of the international financial system.

Calderon also expressed his readiness to work with China to safeguard the interests of developing countries and emerging economies.

Hu said since Calderon became president, he has led the Mexican government and people to actively address challenges posed by globalization and the international financial crisis.

He expressed his gladness and appreciation of the remarkable achievements made by Mexico in social and economic development over the years.

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