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Chinese, Egyptian presidents meet ahead of G20 summit

Updated: 2016-09-04 10:52

HANGZHOU - Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday met with his Egyptian counterpart Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi who came to attend the Group of 20 (G20) summit in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou.

Xi said China steadfastly supports Egypt's effort to maintain stability and explore its own development path in line with its national conditions.

He said he hopes China and Egypt continue to support each other on issues of their core concern and take concrete actions to promote economic and trade cooperation.

China is satisfied with the continued progress in the two countries' comprehensive strategic partnership, Xi said.

He added the two sides should strengthen cooperation in industrial capacity, finance, people's livelihood, environmental protection and infrastructure, and coordinate and cooperate closely in global and regional affairs.

The Egyptian leader thanked Xi for inviting him to attend the G20 Hangzhou summit and hopes to deepen exchanges with China in fields of industry, telecommunications, technology, agriculture, hydrology, finance, local administration, and human resources.

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