China, Philippines upgrade relations, sign MOU to advance Belt and Road construction

Manila, Nov 20 (Xinhua) China and the Philippines upgraded their ties to comprehensive strategic cooperation relations and agreed to advance the Belt and Road construction after President Xi Jinping and President Rodrigo Duterte held talks here on Tuesday.


Xi arrived in the Philippine capital of Manila earlier Tuesday for the first state visit to the country by a Chinese head of state in 13 years. 


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