BEIJING, August 15, Xinhua (Reporter: Xu Ke) – Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Bhutan’s Foreign Minister Damcho Dorji in Beijing on August 15. Damcho Dorji is in China for the 24th round of boundary talks between China and Bhutan.
Wang Yi said that China has consistently respected Bhutan’s independence, sovereignty, and territorial integrity. The early establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Bhutan conforms to the common interests of both countries and also benefits in maintaining regional stability and development. China is willing to work with Bhutan for an early solution to boundary issues through friendly negotiations.