President Isaias Afwerki received at State House Chinese senior delegation led by State Councilor & Foreign Minister Wang Yi
President Isaias Afwerki received at State House today Chinese senior delegation led by State Councilor & Foreign Minister Wang Yi. The FM conveyed a message of President Xi Jinping to Pre. Isaias inviting him to visit China for extensive talks on the bilateral Strategic Partnership.
Pre. Isaias for his part applauded China’s monumental progress in past 100 years under helm of CPC to the benefit of Chinese people & the world at large. He also paid tribute to China’s significant role to advent of balanced global order predicated on respect of international law.
Pre. Isaias elaborated on Eritrea’s developmental programmes/priorities & its perspectives on regional/international issues of mutual importance. Both sides agreed to enhance their cooperation on human capacity building, infrastructure, mining & Massawa & Assab port developments.
The Chinese delegation led by State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi departed from Eritrea in early afternoon hours today. A Joint statement was signed by the two Foreign Ministers.
FM Wang Yi underlined alignment of views/positions of both countries on major issues; expressed gratitude for Eritrea’s positive stance; & affirmed China’s rejection of unilateral & illicit sanctions on Eritrea. FM announced China’s 100 Million Yuan additional support to Eritrea.