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President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi of Egypt Meets with Yang Jiechi

On June 1 local time, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi of Egypt met with State Councilor Yang Jiechi at the Presidential Palace.

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi asked Yang Jiechi to convey his sincere greetings to President Xi Jinping. He said that Egypt and China enjoy a profound traditional friendship, and Egypt appreciates China’s long-term and strong support to Egypt and admires the great achievements China has made. The “Belt and Road” initiative proposed by President Xi Jinping is an important opportunity for the development of Egypt, and Egypt is willing to get deeply involved. Egypt is willing to, together with China, continuously strengthen the comprehensive strategic partnership, maintain the momentum of high-level mutual visits, enhance cooperation in areas such as production capacity, infrastructure, agriculture, education and culture, and deepen coordination and cooperation in international and regional affairs.

Yang Jiechi conveyed the good wishes of President Xi Jinping to Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. He said that China always regards and promotes the China-Egypt relations from a strategic height. China is willing to work with Egypt to earnestly implement the important consensus reached by President Xi Jinping and President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on enriching China-Egypt comprehensive strategic partnership to enhance the bilateral relations to a new level. China will, as always, support the choices of the Egyptian people, support Egypt in exploring the development path that suits its own national situation, and support the stability and development of Egypt. China is willing to take the joint construction of the “Belt and Road” as the theme and the cooperation in production capacity and infrastructure construction as key points to promote practical cooperation and achieve early harvest. China is willing to join hands with Egypt to successfully hold the Culture Year in 2016 in each other’s country to promote people-to-people and cultural exchanges and strengthen the public opinion basis for the bilateral relations, and the two countries should also enhance strategic coordination in international and regional affairs to jointly safeguard the interests of the developing countries.

On the same day, Yang Jiechi met with Foreign Minister Sameh Shukry of Egypt in Cairo.

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