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Xinhua, AFP presidents agree on further cooperation

BEIJING, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- Xinhua News Agency President Cai Mingzhao met with his Agence France-Presse (AFP) counterpart Emmanuel Hoog Tuesday in Beijing.

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the signing of news exchange agreements between Xinhua and AFP, Cai said, expressing his hope that both sides will increase communications and cooperation in new media development.

Cai briefed his AFP counterpart on Xinhua's progress in improving photography, short videos, financial information and technology services.

Hoog said that AFP and Xinhua had maintained long-term cooperative relations, and that he hopes the two agencies will share more experiences in the future.

 Xinhua News Agency website