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Wang Yi meets with Foreign Minister of Timor-Leste: China supports Timor-Leste’s early formal accession to ASEAN

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Wang Yi meets with Foreign Minister of Timor-Leste: China supports Timor-Leste’s early formal accession to ASEAN

China has recently continued to step up its diplomatic offensive in Southeast Asia. Member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Minister of Foreign Affairswang yiOn the 3rd, he held talks with Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Salomxey, a member of the Political Bureau of the Lao Party Central Committee in Guangxi. On the 4th, he held a meeting with East Timor’s Foreign Minister Bendito. Wang Yi pointed out that China will always be a member of the developing world, and China’s development will provide support and bring opportunities to a large number of developing countries, including Timor-Leste. China supports Timor-Leste’s early formal accession to ASEAN.

According to the Chinese Foreign Ministry website, Wang Yi said during his meeting with Bandito that China is the first country to recognize East Timor’s independence and establish diplomatic relations with it. Since the establishment of diplomatic relations, bilateral relations have made great progress, and the friendship between the two countries is deeply rooted in the hearts of the people. In September last year, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Timor-Leste Prime Minister Gusmao jointly announced that they would upgrade Middle East relations to a comprehensive strategic partnership, achieving a historic leap in bilateral relations.

Wang Yi said China is willing to remain a trustworthy friend and reliable partner of the Timorese people, firmly support Timor-Leste in pursuing a development path consistent with its national circumstances, and play a greater role in international and regional Wants. cases. The two sides should inherit the good tradition of mutual trust and win-win cooperation, implement the important consensus reached by the leaders of the two countries, and promote the continuous upgrading of the comprehensive strategic partnership.

Furthermore, Wang Yi noted that “China will always be a member of the developing world.” China’s development will provide support and bring opportunities to a large number of developing countries, including Timor-Leste. China is prepared to exert all force to its advantage and, based on the needs of Timor-Leste, focus on the four key areas of industrial revitalization, infrastructure development, food self-sufficiency and improving people’s livelihoods identified by the leaders of the two countries. Concentrating. Develop more core elements of practical cooperation.

Wang Yi believes that both sides can”One Belt, One Road“Under the framework, we will deeply integrate development strategies and expand areas of cooperation. China will cooperate with Timor-Leste to establish an agricultural cooperation working group, deepen local exchanges, and improve Timor-Leste’s infrastructure. Is willing to participate in the construction, expand personnel exchanges, and intensify cooperation in culture, education, vocational training, tourism, sports and other fields. China supports the early formal accession of Timor-Leste into the ASEAN family and stands ready to provide assistance to a coalition of fragile states through global development initiatives.

“China is a great country with vast territory, abundant resources and a long history,” Bendituo said. China will surely successfully achieve its second centenary goal and build a powerful socialist country. East-China relations have always developed on the basis of mutual trust and mutual benefit. “East Timor firmly adheres to the one-China principle” and is committed to strengthening friendly cooperation with China. We sincerely thank the Chinese government and people for their selfless support in achieving national independence, economic and social development, and maintaining national stability in Timor. -Leste, which has helped Timor-Leste overcome every difficulty.

Bendituo said Dongfang looks forward to working with China to implement the consensus reached by the leaders of the two countries, intensify high-level exchanges, and strengthen cooperation in economy, technology, agriculture, investment, human resources and other fields. Looking forward to. The aim is to promote the implementation of more projects under the “Belt and Road” framework to enable comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries and achieve greater development.

The Chinese Foreign Ministry also noted that in addition to the above-mentioned relevant discussions, Timor-Leste and China also exchanged views on other issues of common concern.

Earlier, the Chinese Foreign Ministry had recently announced that Lao Foreign Minister Sha Tsai Lun,vietnamForeign Minister Bui Than Son and Timor-Leste Foreign Minister Bendetto will both visit China from 2nd to 5th. Therefore, Wang Yi is expected to meet today and tomorrow with Vietnamese Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son, whom he has not yet met.

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Timor-Leste’s Foreign Minister Bendito. (Taken from the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China)

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