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Vietnam's Party official on Xi's visit

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Added On November 11, 2017

Chinese President Xi Jinping left Beijing for Vietnam on Friday.
 
Xi will attend the 25th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting in central Vietnam's city of Da Nang, before paying state visits to Vietnam and Laos.
 
It is Xi's first overseas trip after the 19th CPC National Congress.
 
In a recent interview with CNC, a dignitary of the Communist Party of Vietnam said Xi's visit is of historic meaning to Vietnam-China relations.
 
SOUNDBITE (VIETNAMESE) HOANG BINH QUAN, Official of Communist Party of Vietnam
"The upcoming state visit to Vietnam by Chinese President Xi Jinping and his attendance at the APEC Leaders' Week is a significant event with historic meaning to Vietnam-China relations. We believe that the visit will be a milestone for the development of the relations between the two parties as well as the two countries. " 
 
Hoang Binh Quan is head of the Commission for External Relations under the CPV Central Committee.
 
Hoang said Vietnam looks forward and attaches importance to Xi's visit.
        
Hoang said, at present, Vietnam and China are on a crucial stage of their renewal, reform, opening-up, national construction and socialism development.
     
Hoang also noted exchanges between the CPV and the CPC have helped push forward the development of bilateral relations.
 
SOUNDBITE (VIETNAMESE) HOANG BINH QUAN, Official of Communist Party of Vietnam
"The ties between the two parties have recently developed broadly and deeply, and gained many significant achievements."
 
Quan said the ties between the two parties are an important channel to enhance political trust and bolster the healthy and stable development of the Vietnam-China relations. The CPV Central Committee is ready to work with its Chinese counterpart to bring the Vietnam-China relations to a new high.