China and Latin Amer

outline the guiding principles for future cooperation between the two sides in various fields and sustain the soun

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d, steady and all-round growth of China's relations with Latin America and the Caribbean. I. The Status and Role of Latin America and The Caribbean Latin America and the Cari

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bbean have a long history, vast territory and abundant resources, and the region enjoy▓s a good foundation for economic and social growth ▓and huge development potential. Countries in the

the Chinese Gov

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region have been actively exploring ▓development paths suited to their national conditions. They have maintained political stability and continued economic growth, and the life of the people is steadily improving. Latin American and Caribbean countries cherish a strong desire for self-developme▓nt throu

gh unity and the commitment to promoting regional peace, stability and development. The region on the whole is growing in strength and its international influence is rising. Latin American and Caribbean countries have taken an active part in internatio

further clar

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of China's pjun

nal affairs and contributed significantly to world peace and common development. They are playing an increasingly important role in regio▓nal and i

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nternational affairs. BEIJING, March 8 (Xinhua) -- China's Minister of Science and Technology Wan Gang said here on Monday a lot of new and high technol

s region,