Visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping has told Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro that they would work together to construct a comprehensive alliance between the two countries.
Chinese President Xi Jinping attends a meeting with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (not pictured) at Miraflores Palace in Caracas, July 20, 2014.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, left, presents Chinese President Xi Jinping with a replica of the sword of national hero Simon Bolivar during a ceremony at the National Pantheon in Caracas, July 20, 2014.
A Venezuelan child welcomes China's President Xi Jinping at Simon Bolivar airport, in Caracas, July 20, 2014.
Chinese President Xi Jinping, second from left, gestures as he is welcomed by his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro at the Simon Bolivar airport, in Caracas, July 20, 2014.