(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao met with Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on the sidelines of the East Asian leaders in Phnom Penh and pledged to boost economic cooperation with Indonesia to push bilateral ties to higher levels.
During the meeting, Wen said China would like to make joint efforts with Indonesia to forge closer trade and economic ties, including formulating a plan of cooperation for the next five years and increasing two-way investment between the two nations.
China will continue to encourage Chinese enterprises to invest in Indonesia so that the two sides can achieve more balanced growth of trade, Wen said.
The two leaders also exchanged views on the forthcoming East Asia meetings.
They agreed that all the participants should bear in mind the overall and long-term situation, seek unity and cooperation to appropriately address disputes and make concerted efforts to promote peace, stability and prosperity in the region, according to spokesman Qin.