Qian Hongshan Holds Talks with SPD General Secretary
 ( 2018.12.18 )

Beijing, December 18th—Qian Hongshan, Vice-minister of the International Department of the CPC Central Committee, held working talks here today on the afternoon with Lars Klingbeil, General Secretary of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD).

Speaking positively of the traditional friendly relations between the two Parties, Qian expressed that the important significance of exchanges between the two Parties becomes more prominent under the new circumstances, and hoped that both sides would further strengthen bilateral high-level exchanges as well as consolidate and deepen various kinds of institutional dialogues.

Klingbeil expressed that attaching great importance to its strategic partnership with the CPC, the SPD stands ready to make joint efforts with the Chinese side to promote exchanges and cooperation between the two Parties for constant and new development.