2008-06-25 16:48:07 GMT 2008-06-26 00:48:07 (Beijing Time) Xinhua English
PYONGYANG, June 25 (Xinhua) -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) will boost friendship and cooperation in all fields with China, vice foreign minister of the country said Wednesday.
Kim Yong Il said during a reception at the Chinese embassy that DPRK-China friendship and cooperation continued to develop in this complicated world.
The next year will be the 60th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties, Kim said. The DPRK would strengthen friendship and cooperation with China in every field.
Chinese Ambassador Liu Xiaoming said China-DPRK relations are witnessing good opportunities to develop. China will push further the friendship and cooperation with the DPRK.
Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping has just paid a good-will visit to the DPRK on June 17-19. The two countries have signed a series of agreements on trade, transportation and aviation.