Egyptian President Meets with Qin Gang

Seetao 2023-01-16 11:26
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On January 15, 2023, Egyptian time, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met with visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang in Cairo.

Sisi said, please convey my sincere greetings to President Xi Jinping and once again congratulate the successful convening of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China. China is a great country, and China's development is unstoppable. Egypt-China friendship has been condensed in history and is unbreakable. Egypt will continue to adhere to the one-China principle and resolutely oppose external forces interfering in China's internal affairs. China has recently optimized and adjusted the prevention and control measures for the new crown epidemic, and the Egyptian people warmly welcome Chinese friends to travel to Egypt as soon as possible. We are willing to strengthen cooperation with China in international and regional affairs, and promote Arab-Chinese and African-Chinese cooperation.

Qin Gang conveyed the cordial greetings and best wishes from President Xi Jinping, expressing that China and Egypt are like-minded and help each other, and have forged a profound friendship in the cause of pursuing development, promoting peace and safeguarding justice. The two heads of state have a high degree of mutual trust and have maintained close exchanges, injecting strong impetus into the China-Egypt comprehensive strategic partnership. China highly appreciates Egypt's emphasis on firmly adhering to the one-China principle. China also supports Egypt in pursuing a development path that suits its own national conditions and safeguarding national sovereignty, security and development interests. We look forward to closely aligning our respective development strategies and accelerating key cooperation projects.

Qin Gang said that China appreciates and supports Egypt's positive role in promoting peace and stability in the Middle East, and is willing to jointly promote long-term peace and stability in the region and push for an early and just settlement of the Palestinian issue.

After the meeting, Qin Gang held talks with Egyptian Foreign Minister Shoukry. The two sides spoke highly of the exemplary role of China and Egypt in solidarity and cooperation, advancing side by side, and the strategic significance beyond the bilateral scope. They expressed that they will jointly implement the important consensus reached by the two heads of state, continuously improve the level of bilateral relations, strengthen multilateral coordination, and jointly safeguard the basic norms of international relations. , to defend international fairness and justice. Editor/He Yuting