Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in Fortaleza on Friday. The foreign minister conveyed President Xi Jinping’s cordial greetings and said the two sides should further strengthen unity, mutual trust and strategic coordination.

Wang, also a member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, took the opportunity to express his appreciation for Brazil’s adherence to the one-China principle and his support for the Asian country’s legitimate position.

According to the chancellor, China is willing to take the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the nations as an opportunity to implement the important consensus reached by the two heads of state, and open new perspectives for the China-Brazil comprehensive partnership.

In turn, Lula asked the minister to convey his cordial greetings to Xi, saying that he attaches great importance to mutual trust and friendship with the president and hopes to strengthen high-level exchanges between the two countries and enhance the Brazil-Brazil comprehensive strategic partnership. China to a new level.

According to the Brazilian president, Brazil openly supported and adhered to the One China principle and will maintain this position. Highlighting that Brazil and China highly agree on many important issues, the president noted that he hopes to work with China to improve global governance and increase the overall strength and voice of developing countries in international affairs.

During the visit, Wang also met with Brazilian Vice President Geraldo Alckmin and the chief advisor of the Special Advisory to the President of Brazil, Celso Amorim, and participated in the fourth China-Brazil Ministerial-Level Comprehensive Strategic Dialogue on Foreign Affairs with Mauro Vieira.


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