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China, UK pledge to expand people-to-people, cultural exchanges

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Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong (3rd L) and British Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt (2nd L) jointly chair the fifth annual UK-China High-Level People-to-People Dialogue in London, Britain, Dec. 7, 2017. The fifth annual UK-China High-Level People-to-People Dialogue concluded Thursday with both sides vowing to expand people-to-people and cultural exchanges to consolidate the social and civil foundation for the bilateral relations. (Xinhua/Han Yan)

LONDON, Dec. 7 (Xinhua) — The fifth annual UK-China High-Level People-to-People Dialogue concluded Thursday with both sides vowing to expand people-to-people and cultural exchanges to consolidate the social and civil foundation for the bilateral relations.

The dialogue, jointly chaired by Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong and British Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt, is the highest-level bilateral dialogue held in Britain this year.

Liu and Hunt signed a joint declaration of the fifth annual UK-China High-Level People-to-People Dialogue, and witnessed the signing of 10 cooperative deals in various fields.