Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) and his Lao counterpart Bounnhang Vorachit (Source: news.cn)

Hanoi (VNA) – Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks with his visiting Lao counterpart Bounnhang Vorachit on May 3 in Beijing.

According to Xi Jinping, the visit showed that Laos attached great importance to Laos-China ties.

He called on both sides to improve bilateral cooperation, strengthen high-level contact, maintain a high level of political mutual trust, and improve exchanges between the two parties.

The Chinese president also hoped the two countries will further coordinate in international affairs, including cooperation between China and the ASEAN.

Bounnhang said the visit would improve high-level mutual trust and that the new leadership of Laos will continue to push forward relations between the two parties and two countries.

The two leaders witnessed the signing of a series of cooperative documents.-VNA