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Chinese VP Xi Jinping visits 5 European nations

China, Romania pledge to cement friendship, enhance cooperation

Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping said Tuesday that China values its ties with Romania and is willing to work with the Romanian people to enhance cooperation and cement friendship. Full story

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Xi Jinping

Xi Jinping, male, ethnic Han, born in June 1953, native of Fuping, Shaanxi Province. Joined the Communist Party of China in January 1974 and began working in January 1969.

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In Hungary

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In Bulgaria

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Chinese vice president pledges to further bilateral ties with Bulgaria

2009-10-15 13:39:26 GMT Xinhua English SOFIA, Oct. 15 (Xinhua) -- Visting Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping said here Thursday that China values its friendship with Bulgaria and wishes to build bilateral ties.

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