Dec.5,2017--Chinese Premier Li Keqiang holds a welcome ceremony for Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau before the second meeting of the Annual Dialogue between the Chinese premier and the Canadian prime minister in Beijing, capital of China, Dec. 4, 2017. (Xinhua/Zhang Duo)
BEIJING, Dec.5,2017-- China and Canada Monday agreed to issue a joint statement on climate change and clean growth during the second meeting of the Annual Dialogue between the Chinese premier and the Canadian prime minister.
The two sides also agreed to establish two ministerial-level dialogues between their respective departments of environment and clean energy.
During the talks with visiting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang affirmed the positive roles of the annual dialogue between prime ministers, the annual meeting of foreign ministers, economic and financial strategic dialogue, as well as the national security and rule of law dialogue.
He called on the two countries to expand common interests on the basis of mutual respect, equality and mutual benefit.
Li suggested the two sides expand two-way investment, encourage enterprises of the two countries to invest in each other and jointly explore third-party markets.
He called on the two sides to tap cooperation potential in areas such as clean technology, aviation and aerospace, civilian nuclear energy and agricultural science.
Li said the two sides should promote cultural exchanges and successfully run the China-Canada "Year of Tourism" next year.