Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on February 1 in London, met with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and Conservative Party leader Cameron.
Wen briefed the Chinese New Year in the British Premier Tony Blair in a meeting, said that the current international financial crisis has intensified and spread, I visited Britain at this time is to convey a firm co-grams total confidence in the hard times. The two sides should further tap potential for cooperation, and expand areas of cooperation, in particular, to oppose and resist trade protectionism. The Chinese side welcomes British enterprises to invest in China to increase imports from the United Kingdom, technology and equipment. China is willing to meet with the British side to promote the G-20 summit will achieve positive results.
Blair said that in response to financial crisis, countries attached great importance to China's stand and role. Premier Wen Jiabao at the Davos World Economic Forum annual meeting of the speech is very important to strengthen cooperation passed, the confidence to overcome difficulties, this is exactly what the international community is most needed. British advocate free trade and oppose trade protectionism. British businesses want to deepen cooperation with China to achieve mutual benefit and win-win situation. The two sides also on climate change issues such as exchange of views. Cameron met, Wen Jiabao said that the Conservative Party is an important force in British politics for the development of Sino-British relations have made historic contributions. The Chinese side attaches great importance to developing relations with the Conservative Party, is willing to further strengthen inter-party exchanges and promote mutual understanding and cooperation. Premier Wen on China to address the financial crisis in the policies and measures, pointing out that Britain and China share extensive common interests and consensus on many important issues. Under the current circumstances, we must insist on open and fair trade, Second, it is necessary to address the international financial system problems. China and the United Kingdom to strengthen cooperation of mutual benefit on the world.
Cameron said that the British Conservative Party and I adhere to the one-China principle and firmly support the development of relations with China and will continue to work with China to strengthen exchanges and cooperation. Cameron said that the Chinese in response to the financial crisis has taken a responsible attitude. China to expand domestic demand, open markets benefit of Britain and the world, the United Kingdom market is also opening up to China. I hope the Chinese and British sides in bilateral and multilateral strengthen coordination and cooperation to jointly cope with the financial crisis.