BEIJING -- Chinese State Councilor and
Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks with U Kyaw Tint Swe, Myanmar's minister of
the office of the State Counselor, here on Tuesday, and expected that Myanmar
would make efforts to maintain peace and stability in the two countries' border
Wang said that China firmly supports Myanmar in its efforts to
advance domestic peace process, and expected that relevant parties would
sustain the ceasefire situation in northern Myanmar through consultations and
maintain peace and stability in the two countries' border area.
The Chinese side pays close attention to the situation in the
Rakhine State, and opposes multilateralization and politicization of this
issue, Wang said.
He expressed China's appreciation of Myanmar's positive stance
and pragmatic measures on repatriation of displaced persons from Rakhine State.
U Kyaw Tint Swe said Myanmar appreciates China's long-term
assistance to the repatriation work and promised to continue resolving the
Rakhine State issue through bilateral channels and friendly cooperation.