Xi Jinping Telephoned Congo (Brazzaville) President Sassou
2021-06-22 21:34

Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, June 21-Chinese President Xi Jinping had a telephone conversation with Congolese President Sassou on June 21.


Xi Jinping pointed out that China-Congo friendship goes back to ancient times, and the two sides have always supported and helped each other, cooperated closely in international and regional affairs, and defended international fairness and justice and the common interests of developing countries. Since last year, China and Congo have jointly fought against the novel coronavirus pneumonia epidemic and promoted the resumption of work and production. Relevant practical cooperation projects have progressed smoothly, and the friendship and cooperation between the two countries have been deepened. China is willing to work with Congo to deepen political mutual trust, strengthen the exchange of experience in governing the country, and push China-Congo comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership to achieve new results and better benefit the two peoples.


Xi Jinping emphasized that China supports Congo in taking a development path in line with its national conditions, safeguarding national sovereignty, security and development interests, and transforming its advantages in resources and location into development advantages. China encourages more powerful Chinese enterprises to invest in Congo (Brazzaville), and is willing to deepen cooperation with Congo in the fields of health care, agriculture and people's livelihood, provide vaccines and other support for Congo in fighting novel coronavirus pneumonia epidemic, help Congo's industrialization and economic diversification, and promote its economic and social development. China and Africa have jointly launched the Partnership Initiative for Supporting Africa's Development to the international community. China is willing to make joint efforts with Congo to promote more countries to join and jointly support Africa's development. China welcomes Congo's active participation in the new Forum on China-Africa Cooperation to create a new situation in China-Africa relations.


Sassou expressed warm congratulations on the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China. Under the strong leadership of President Xi Jinping, China has successfully won the fight against poverty and the fight against novel coronavirus pneumonia epidemic, which plays an important role in the world. The Chinese people are striding on the road of prosperity and development. I would like to thank China for providing valuable support to Congo in fighting novel coronavirus pneumonia epidemic and economic and social development. Congo supports China's position on safeguarding its core interests, opposes interference in China's internal affairs, and is willing to work with China to deepen friendly relations between the two countries, actively build a "the belt and road initiative", implement the outcomes of the Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation, and promote more achievements in cooperation between Congo and China and Africa and China.