MINSK, 10 August (BelTA) – Chinese President Xi Jinping was the first to send a message of greetings to Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko congratulating him on the victory in the presidential election, BelTA has learned.
“On behalf of the Chinese government, Chinese people and myself I would like to express my congratulations and best regards. I am convinced that under your leadership Belarus will certainly reach new heights in state building,” the message reads.
Xi Jinping noted that in recent years Belarus and China have been successfully promoting strategic partnership. According to him, China and Belarus are brothers and all-weather partners. “Cooperation with Belarus is very important for me. I value good working relations and personal friendship with you,” the Chinese leader underlined.
He reaffirmed his determination to make every effort, together with the Belarusian head of state, to promote comprehensive and strategic partnership between Belarus and China and to explore new opportunities for mutually beneficial cooperation in various areas in the interests of the two states and peoples.
Xi Jinping wished Aleksandr Lukashenko good health and successes in his work. He wished Belarus prosperity and its people happiness and well-being.