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Chinese political advisor calls for closer ties with Islamic countries

(Xinhua)

08:21, June 29, 2012

Jia Qinglin (R), chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, meets with Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, June 28, 2012. (Xinhua/Li Tao)

BEIJING, June 28 (Xinhua) -- China's top political advisor Jia Qinglin on Thursday called for closer ties between China and Islamic countries.

Jia made the remark while meeting with Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu at the Great Hall of the People.

Hailing the state of relations between China and the Islamic world, Jia said China and Islamic countries are political partners with mutual support, economic partners with reciprocal cooperation and cultural partners with mutual exchanges.

The two sides should strengthen communication and coordination, promote dialogue and map out the future development of their relations from a long-term perspective, said Jia, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC).

Jia said he appreciates the support given by Islamic countries on issues concerning China's core interests. He also spoke highly of the efforts made by the OIC in consolidating and promoting China-Islam relations.

Ihsanoglu, who is in Beijing for a seminar on Chinese and Islamic civilizations, said Islamic countries attach great importance to their relations with China.

He said the OIC is ready to strengthen communication and cooperation with China in order to boost bilateral ties and cooperation.

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