Xi and Turkish President Erdogan Exchanged Congratulatory Messages
2021-08-05 07:30

On August 4th, President Xi Jinping and Turkish President Erdogan exchanged congratulatory messages to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

 

Xi Jinping pointed out in his congratulatory message that since the establishment of diplomatic ties 50 years ago, China-Turkey relations have developed steadily. After the establishment of strategic cooperative relations between the two countries in 2010, exchanges and cooperation in various fields have been promoted in an orderly manner. Since last year, the two sides have supported each other in fighting the novel coronavirus pneumonia epidemic, and the vaccine cooperation has been fruitful, deepening the friendship between the two peoples. I attach great importance to the development of China-Turkey relations, and I am willing to work with President Erdogan to take the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries as an opportunity to understand and support each other on issues involving each other's core interests and major concerns, speed up the docking of development strategies, and promote the stability and far-reaching strategic cooperative relations between China and Turkey for the benefit of the two countries and their peoples.

 

Erdogan said in his congratulatory message that Turkey-China relations have a good foundation for mutually beneficial development. In the past half century, Turkey-China cooperation in trade, investment, transportation, tourism and other fields has made great progress. The two countries promote strategic cooperation based on mutual respect and have a positive impact on the regional and global scales. In the face of novel coronavirus pneumonia epidemic, the two countries unite and help each other to protect people's health. Turkey attaches great importance to the development of bilateral relations and will continue to promote strategic cooperation between Turkey and China.