BEIJING, Jan 05, (Asia Free Press): Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Kyrgyz counterpart, Sadyr Zhaparov, on Wednesday exchanged congratulations on the completion of 30-years of diplomatic engagements between the two countries, according to local media.
In his message, Xi said that in the past 30-years, since the establishment of diplomatic ties, China and Kyrgyzstan relations have kept pace with the times and forged ahead, setting a fine example of international relations featuring harmonious coexistence and win-win cooperation, reported Xinhua.
The development of China-Kyrgyzstan relations benefit the two countries and their people and contributes to peace and stability in Central Asia, Xi mentioned.
Xi also stressed that he attaches great importance to developing China-Kyrgyzstan relations and stands ready to maintain close contact with Zhaparov and further promote bilateral ties in all sorts of life.
He suggested that the two sides take the 30th anniversary as a new starting point to enhance their strategic mutual trust, deepen Belt and Road cooperation, and lift the China-Kyrgyzstan comprehensive strategic partnership to new levels.
In his turn, Zhaparov said that in the past 30 years, the two countries have successfully established a comprehensive strategic partnership and made remarkable achievements in cooperation in various fields.
The two sides have provided significant assistance to each other to respond effectively and worked together to curb the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact, says Kyrgyz President.
Zharov also thanked Chinese counterpart Xi for his attention to developing the Kyrgyzstan-China comprehensive strategic partnership by saying that he is ready to work with China to deepen bilateral engagements further.