China's Xi holds talks with Myanmar president
Published on Jun 27, 2014 7:58 PM
BEIJING (AFP) - Chinese President Xi Jinping and Myanmar's leader Thein Sein held talks on Friday as the relationship between the Asian giant and the longtime international pariah adapts to dramatic political changes.
The two shook hands outside the Great Hall of the People and inspected an honour guard as Mr Thein Sein - a former general - was given full military honours.
Mr Xi noted the four-day trip is Mr Thein Sein's fifth visit to China and third official journey.
"This fully demonstrates the importance you place on developing China-Myanmar relations,"Mr Xi said.
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