Premier of the State Council Wen Jiabao returned to China from Hanoi by special plane on the afternoon of October 30, 2010 local time after attending the 13th ASEAN-China Summit, the 13th ASEAN plus China, Japan and the ROK Summit and the 5th East Asia Summit (EAS).
At the 13th ASEAN-China Summit, leaders of both sides reviewed the past, looked into the future and reached wide consensuses on deepening China's cooperation with ASEAN. Wen raised six suggestions on strengthening the bilateral cooperation and jointly implementing the second bilateral five-year action plan. Participating leaders in the 13th ASEAN plus China, Japan and South Korea (10+3) Summit exchanged in-depth views on moving forward the 10+3 cooperation and expressed the aspiration of achieving common prosperity. Wen stressed that we shall stick to the direction of East Asian cooperation and keep firm confidence in and efforts of promoting such cooperation. We must seize opportunities, cope with challenges together, get rid of interference and forge ahead. He also put forward four proposals on the next stage of 10+3 cooperation. During the Summit of Chinese, Japanese and South Korean leaders, opinions concerning the trilateral cooperation, Northeast Asian situation and G20 were shared. Wen noted that the correct direction of trilateral cooperation must be kept firmly from a strategic height no matter how the regional or international situation changes. Efforts should be made to conduct dialogue, enhance mutual trust and reduce differences in order to constantly push forward the trilateral cooperation. At the fifth EAS, Wen stressed that the EAS should adhere to the established purpose, nature and principles and speed up exchanges and cooperation. China welcomes the participation of Russia and the US into the EAS and hopes the two countries play a constructive role.
During his stay in Hanoi, Wen met with a number of national leaders, including Secretary General of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nong Duc Manh, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard.
Senior officials of the Vietnamese government, Chinese Ambassador to Vietnam Sun Guoxiang and staffs of the Chinese embassy saw off Premier Wen at the airport.