Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (R) meets with  Myanmar’s Minister for Office of the State Counsellor U Kyaw Tint Swe (Photo: Xinhua)

Beijing (VNA) –
China and Myanmar have agreed to maintain peace and security in their border area.

The agreement was reached by Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Myanmar’s Minister for Office of the State Counsellor U Kyaw Tint Swe during a meeting in Beijing on June 28.

Wang Yi said the bilateral comprehensive strategic cooperation has been significantly deepened over the years.

He called on the two sides to maintain high-level delegation exchanges, enhance collaboration and forge ahead with the construction of the China-Myanmar economic corridor.

As a supporter of Myanmar's peace process, China will continue to push forward peace talks, the Chinese foreign minister affirmed.

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

For his part, U Kyaw Tint Swe, who is visiting China, expressed his hope to strengthen communication with China and maintain stability in the shared border area.-VNA