Wen Jiabao, Gillard Meet in Hanoi, Discuss Trade, Exchanges, Xinhua Says

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard met in Hanoi yesterday, Xinhua News Agency reported.

Wen said the countries should continue to pursue free-trade agreement talks and expand education, culture, tourism and press exchanges, Xinhua said. Gillard expressed commitment to the trade talks and to greater economic cooperation, it said.

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