China and France deepen mutual trust
Premier Li Keqiang and visiting French counterpart Manuel Valls provided updates on the future development of the China-France relationship in Beijing on Thursday.
Li was jointly meeting the press with visiting Prime Minister Valls after their talks.
He said they had agreed to further deepen China-France strategic mutual trust and accelerate cooperation in priority areas.
The two countries will also oppose protectionism, jointly address challenges and promote world peace, stability and development.
Valls said the relationship enjoys a strong basis and that the countries have conducted cooperation that could see them viewed as role models.
France expects to work with China to take the relationship to ever higher ground, Valls said.（英文文本 via ChinaDaily）
重点解析 Key Phrases/Words
1. counterpart n. 配对物，副本，相对物，极相似的人或物
2. mutual trust 相互信托，互相信赖
3. protectionism n. 保护主义，贸易保护制度