|Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi Meets with Former Thai Prime Minister Chuan Leekpai|
On March 16, 2012, Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi met with visiting former Thai Prime Minister Chuan Leekpai and the delegation of senior cadres of the Democratic Party of Thailand. Yang spoke highly of the major contributions made by Chuan and the Democratic Party to the development of China-Thailand relations. Chuan, on behalf of the Democratic Party, extended warm congratulations on the success of the CPC and CPPCC sessions, highly praised the glorious achievements of social and economic development of China and noted that the Democratic Party is willing to continue to work to deepen the bilateral ties. The two sides also exchanged opinions on the regional cooperation and other issues of common concern.