BUDAPEST, May 1 (Xinhua) -- Visiting Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban agreed to promote the friendly and cooperative partnership between the two countries during a talk on Tuesday.
Li said that the Sino-Hungarian relations made great headway since the two countries established diplomatic relations in 1949 and have been developing fast in recent years.
The Chinese vice premier spoke highly of remarkable achievements of bilateral economic and trade cooperation and the increasing people-to-people exchanges and nongovernmental contacts between the two countries.
The high-level exchanges and pragmatic cooperation in all fields between China and Hungary will vigorously boost mutual understanding and friendship between peoples of the two countries, Li said.
Li said that China regards Hungary as an important partner in eastern and central Europe, and is willing to make joint effort with the country to promote their friendly and cooperative partnership in an all-round way.
To strengthen existing good relations between the two countries, Li made a five-point proposals:
First, efforts should be made to deepen bilateral cooperation on the basis of the two countries' common ground in development strategies.
Second, China and Hungary should expand bilateral economic and trade cooperation, which has served as a corner stone of their cooperation.【1】 【2】