Great Hall of the People, China
May 15, 2017

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte reiterated the importance of the signed agreements and renewed bilateral ties with China during his expanded bilateral meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China.

“We have signed many agreements and resumed formal bilateral dialogue mechanisms such as the foreign ministry consultations. These steps are just in the right direction. We should use this mechanism fully to dialogue openly, monitor progress made, and to ensure that projects are implemented…” he said.

President Duterte also expressed his gratitude for the warm welcome extended to him and to the members of the Philippine delegation.

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