December 2, 2022



twentieth anniversary: Xi, AU chair trade congratulatory messages, hail diplomatic ties

Chinese language President Xi Jinping has exchanged congratulatory messages on Friday with chairperson of the African Union (AU) and Senegalese President Macky Sall on the twentieth anniversary of AU’s and the institution of China-AU diplomatic relations.

Xi identified that previously 20 years, the AU has led African nations in striding ahead alongside a path of searching for power by means of unity, improvement, revitalization and integration, and in demonstrating Africa’s power in preventing the COVID-19 pandemic, upholding multilateralism and safeguarding the frequent pursuits of growing nations.

Noting that China and Africa have all the time been good associates, good companions and good brothers sharing weal and woe, Xi stated China-AU relations have stood the check of adjusting worldwide circumstances, and bilateral cooperation has expanded in depth and width, enjoying an essential main position in carrying ahead China-Africa conventional friendship and strengthening solidarity and cooperation within the new period.

Xi stated he attaches nice significance to the event of China-AU relations, stands able to work with President Sall and different heads of state of the AU member nations to embark from the brand new start line of the twentieth anniversary of the China-AU diplomatic ties, carry ahead the spirit of China-Africa pleasant cooperation, totally implement the outcomes of the Eighth Ministerial Convention of the Discussion board on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), firmly help one another on points regarding their respective core pursuits and main issues, proceed to extend the illustration and voice of growing nations in worldwide affairs and make new contributions to the constructing of a China-Africa group with a shared future within the new period.

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On his half, Sall stated President Xi has despatched a heat congratulatory message on the twentieth anniversary of the founding of the AU, which totally demonstrated the shut friendship between African and Chinese language individuals. Sall expressed his honest gratitude to Xi.

He extremely appreciated the normal friendship, solidarity and cooperation between Africa and China, in addition to the dynamic partnership underneath the framework of the FOCAC.

Sall reiterated that Africa firmly helps the one-China precept, and in addition helps the African continent to work with pleasant China to construct the China-Africa group with a shared future within the new period.