Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida exchange congratulatory messages on the 50th anniversary of the normalization of diplomatic relations between China and Japan Li Keqiang and Fumio Kishida exchange congratulatory messages
2022-09-29 12:04:47Source: Xinhuanet
Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, September 29. On September 29, Chinese President Xi Jinping exchanged congratulatory messages with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on the 50th anniversary of the normalization of diplomatic relations between China and Japan.
Xi Jinping pointed out that 50 years ago today, the leaders of the older generation of China and Japan considered the situation and made a major political decision to normalize diplomatic relations between China and Japan, opening a new chapter in bilateral relations. Over the past 50 years, with the joint efforts of both governments and peoples, the two sides have reached four consecutive political documents and a series of important consensus for regional and even world peace and development.
Xi Jinping stressed that he attaches great importance to the development of China-Japan relations, and is willing to work with Prime Minister Fumio Kishida to lead both sides to take the 50th anniversary of the normalization of diplomatic relations as an opportunity, follow the trend. , and work together to build a China-Japan relationship that meets the requirements of the new era.
Fumio Kishida said that 50 years ago, the older generation of Japanese and Chinese leaders maintained strategic thinking and political courage and opened a new historical process for Japan-China relations. Over the past 50 years, Japan and China have made great progress in cooperation in a wide range of areas such as economy, culture and personnel exchange. It is very significant for both sides to join hands to create a new future for Japan-China relations. The Japanese side is ready to work with the Chinese side, focusing on the next 50 years, to promote the building of constructive and stable Japan-China relations, and to jointly promote the peace and prosperity of the two countries, the region and the world .
On the same day, Premier Li Keqiang and Fumio Kishida exchanged congratulatory messages. Li Keqiang expressed that China and Japan are geographically similar and culturally related, and both are important countries in the region and the international community. The Chinese side is willing to work with the Japanese side to strive for peaceful and friendly coexistence, maintain the political foundation of bilateral relations, deepen exchanges and cooperation in various fields, properly manage conflicts and differences, and promote China-Japan relations to take the 50 years since the normalization of diplomatic relations as a new starting point and move forward in a sustainable, healthy and stable manner.