Xi Jinping Exchanges Messages of Congratulations with Kyrgyz President Sadyr Zhaparov on the 30th Anniversary of the Establishment of China-Kyrgyzstan Diplomatic Relations

On January 5, 2022, President Xi Jinping exchanged congratulatory messages with Kyrgyz President Sadyr Zhaparov to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries.

Xi Jinping pointed out, since the establishment of diplomatic ties 30 years ago, China and Kyrgyzstan have always upheld the principles of mutual respect, equality and mutual benefit, as well as win-win cooperation. Bilateral relations have achieved leapfrog development and reached a new height of comprehensive strategic partnership, setting a good example for the international community in fostering a new type of international relations. The development of China-Kyrgyzstan relations not only benefits the two countries and the two peoples, but also contributes to peace and stability in the Central Asia region.

Xi Jinping stressed, I attach great importance to the development of China-Kyrgyzstan relations, and stand ready to maintain close contact with President Zhaparov and take the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties as a new starting point to enhance strategic mutual trust, deepen Belt and Road cooperation, and lift the China-Kyrgyzstan comprehensive strategic partnership to a new level.

Zhaparov said, since the establishment of diplomatic ties 30 years ago, Kyrgyzstan and China have successfully established a comprehensive strategic partnership and made remarkable achievements in cooperation in various fields. The Chinese government has provided important support for Kyrgyzstan's efforts to effectively respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and its impacts. Zhaparov thanked President Xi Jinping for his personal attention to the development of the Kyrgyzstan-China comprehensive strategic partnership, saying that he stands ready to work with China to further deepen bilateral relations, and spare no effort to consolidate and expand bilateral cooperation.