Beijing (VNA) – China and Indonesia on August 22 held the sixth vice-premier-level dialogue in Beijing, pledging to foster comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries.

The dialogue was co-chaired by China’s State Councillor Yang Jiechi and Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Wiranto.

Yang urged the two sides to implement agreements reached by their leaders.

He said relations between China and Indonesia have developed rapidly and the two countries have maintained frequent high-level visits while expanding cooperation in various fields.

China is willing to work with Indonesia to integrate development strategies and enhance cooperation, he added.

Indonesian Minister Wiranto said his country regards China as a strategic partner in the Asia-Pacific region and is ready to work with China to promote bilateral ties.

At the dialogue, both sides agreed to maintain high-level visits and communication on key issues, connect development strategies and promote cooperation under the Belt and Road initiative.

They also agreed to deepen cooperation in national defence, law enforcement, anti-terrorism, drug control, cyberspace, aerospace and maritime affairs.

China and Indonesia agreed to maintain peace and stability in the East Sea, push forward East Asia cooperation, promote China-ASEAN ties as well as coordinate more in multilateral mechanisms.-VNA