Nov.7,2017--Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (R) meets with Speaker of the Finnish Parliament Maria Lohela in Beijing, capital of China, Nov. 6, 2017. (Xinhua/Li Tao)
BEIJING, Nov.7,2017-- China and Finland on Monday agreed to further lift bilateral ties through pragmatic cooperation and enhancing exchanges between legislative bodies.
The pledge came as Finnish Parliament Speaker Maria Lohela met with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, and held talks with Chinese top legislator Zhang Dejiang in Beijing.
Li told Lohela China had always adhered to a policy of mutual respect and equality, which was an important principle in safeguarding world peace and multiculturalism.
He said China was willing to enhance cooperation in the areas that Finland had advantages, such as innovation, clean energy, environmental protection and vocational education.