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Xi Jinping and Myanmar President Win Myint Exchange Congratulatory Messages on 70th Anniversary of China-Myanmar Diplomatic Relations
2020-06-09

On June 8, President Xi Jinping and Myanmar President Win Myint exchanged congratulatory messages on the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Myanmar.

 

Xi Jinping pointed out in his congratulatory message that since the establishment of diplomatic relations 70 years ago, the traditional friendship between China and Myanmar has gone through ups and downs and is as firm as a rock. The improvement of bilateral relations and the deepening of cooperation in various fields have brought benefits to the two peoples. The two sides have recently supported and helped each other in the fight against novel coronavirus pneumonia, vividly demonstrating the spirit of China-Myanmar community of destiny, which shares weal and woe and helps each other in the same boat. In January this year, I paid a successful state visit to your country and reached an important consensus with you on building a common destiny between China and Myanmar under the new situation, pushing bilateral relations into a new era.

 

Xi Jinping stressed that today's world is facing unprecedented changes in a century, and China-Myanmar relations are in a critical period of connecting the past with the future. I attach great importance to the development of China-Myanmar relations and am willing to work with you to build a common destiny between China and Myanmar, to close high-level exchanges, to consolidate political mutual trust, to deepen practical cooperation in various fields, to strengthen multilateral coordination and cooperation, so that the two peoples will always be good neighbors, good friends, good partners and good friends.

 

Win Myint expressed in his congratulatory message that he warmly congratulated China on the smooth convening of the National "Two Sessions" and sincerely thanked China for its valuable assistance and strong support in fighting novel coronavirus pneumonia and promoting economic and social development in Myanmar. On the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Myanmar and China, the two countries agreed to build a Myanmar-China community of destiny. He believed that with the upgrading of Myanmar-China relations, mutually beneficial cooperation between the two countries in various fields will be further deepened.

 

On the same day, Premier Li Keqiang of the State Council and Myanmar's Senior Minister Aung San Suu Kyi also exchanged congratulatory messages. Li Keqiang said in his congratulatory message that under the new situation, China is willing to work with Myanmar to implement the consensus reached by the heads of state of the two countries as the main line, speed up the docking of development strategies, deepen the cooperation in building the "the Belt and Road Initiative" and the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor, and push forward the construction of the China-Myanmar Community of Destiny. Aung San Suu Kyi said in her congratulatory message that Myanmar-China "the Belt and Road Initiative" and China-Myanmar Economic Corridor cooperation will surely benefit the two peoples. Myanmar is willing to work with China to promote the continuous development of friendly relations and practical cooperation between the two countries.