Chinese top legislator Wu Bangguo met in Beijing Wednesday with visiting Cyprus House of Representatives President Demetris Christofias, vowing to promote the bilateral ties to "a new level".
Wu highlighted the strong growth of the bilateral ties in the recent years based on mutual respect and mutual trust.
China highly values ties with Cyprus, and will make efforts to promote the pragmatic cooperation in fields such as economic and trade, Wu said, expressing his appreciation to the understanding and supports offered by Cyprus on the Taiwan issue.
Wu also spoke positively on the ties between the two parliaments, saying that closer friendly exchanges and cooperation between them will help boost bilateral relations.
Echoing Wu's view on the bilateral relations, Christofias expressed his appreciation to China's domestic and foreign policies.
Christofias pledged he would generate more contribution to the development of the bilateral relations.
Christofias arrived in Beijing on Tuesday at the invitation of Wu. Besides Beijing, he will also visiting Hunan province in central China.