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China, Myanmar agree to maintain border stability

Updated: Jun 29,2018 3:08 PM     Xinhua

BEIJING — China and Myanmar have agreed to maintain peace and security in their border area.

The agreement was made by State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and U Kyaw Tint Swe, Myanmar’s minister of the office of the State Counselor, during a meeting in Beijing on June 28.

Saying China and Myanmar’s comprehensive strategic cooperation has gone increasingly deep, Wang called on the two sides to maintain high-level communication, deepen cooperation, and press ahead with the construction of the China-Myanmar economic corridor.

As a supporter of Myanmar’s domestic peace process, China will continue to push forward peace talks, the foreign minister said.

China supports Myanmar and Bangladesh to solve the Rakhine State issue through friendly negotiation, Wang said, adding that China will continue to provide necessary help.

U Kyaw Tint Swe, who is paying a visit to China, expressed his country’s willingness to strengthen strategic communication with China and maintain stability in the border area.