The Chinese and British political parties held a video conference for dialogue.
Xinhua News Agency reported that Song Tao, Minister of the International Liaison Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, delivered a keynote speech, stating that the maintenance of exchanges and dialogues between the Chinese and British political parties is of great significance to enhancing mutual understanding and trust between the two countries and promoting cooperation in various fields. The political parties and politicians of the two countries should earnestly implement the consensus reached by the leaders of both sides, strengthen strategic communication, and promote the steady and long-term development of China-UK relations on the right track.
In addition, Song Tao introduced the spirit of the Sixth Plenary Session of the 19th Central Committee and pointed out that the Communist Party of China will strengthen exchanges with political parties around the world, including the British Conservative Party and the Labour Party, so as to better safeguard the common interests of all countries in the world.
Participants from the British side said that Britain and China have extensive common interests. The British side attaches great importance to relations with China and is willing to promote greater development of Britain-China relations through political party dialogue and other channels.