|Li Zhaoxing Meets with Swiss Confederation President Leuenberger|
On February 2, Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing met with Swiss Confederation President Moritz Leuenberger in
Li was satisfied with the development of bilateral relations. He said that both sides have conducted fruitful cooperation in the areas of politics, economy & trade and culture, and
Leuenberger said that bilateral relations remain close and many ministers of the government of the Swiss Confederation have visited
Following the meeting, Li held talks with Vice President & Foreign Minister of the Swiss Confederation Micheline Calmy-Rey. Both sides agreed to maintain high-level exchanges, strengthen political dialogue, keep closer communication and coordination on the reform of the UN and other international and regional hot-spot issues, enhance cooperation in the areas of trade, finance, insurance, environmental protection, protection of intellectual property rights and tourism, push for exchanges in the areas of culture, education and high-tech and continue dialogue in human rights and other areas in a bid to build up mutual understanding.
Calmy-Rey indicated that