Chinese delegation meets YU PM

BELGRADE, Jan 20, 2000 -- (AFP) A delegation of the Chinese Association for International Understanding met here Tuesday with Yugoslav Prime Minister Momir Bulatovic, Tanjug news agency reported.

High on the agenda was "continued cooperation between Yugoslavia and China in the field of economic relations," the information ministry said in a communique.

They also discussed "Chinese participation in development of the economy and reconstruction of the installations destroyed during NATO's aggression," the communique said.

Independent economists have put damage caused by NATO air strikes last year at $60 billion.

The group headed by Li Guixian, a vice chairman of Beijing's top parliamentary advisory body the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, also met Mira Markovic, leader of the Yugoslav Left and wife of President Slobodan Milosevic, Tanjug said.

On Monday the delegation had meetings with the speakers of the two houses of the Yugoslav parliament, Milomir Minic and Srdja Bozovic, as well as Gorica Gajevic, secretary-general of Milosevic's Socialist Party of Serbia.

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