|Xi Jinping Exchanges Congratulatory Messages with President Danilo Medina of the Dominican Republic to Celebrate the First Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between China and the Dominican Republic|
On May 1, 2019, President Xi Jinping exchanged congratulatory messages with President Danilo Medina of the Dominican Republic to celebrate the first anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
In his message, Xi Jinping pointed out that China and the Dominican Republic formally established diplomatic relations last May, opening a new chapter in bilateral relations. You paid a successful state visit to China last November, during which we jointly drew up the blueprint for the future development of bilateral relations and reached many important consensuses. Thanks to joint efforts, exchanges and cooperation between China and the Dominican Republic in various fields are advancing steadily, and the establishment of diplomatic relations keeps bearing fruits. Facts have proven that the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and the Dominican Republic is a far-sighted and correct political decision made by both sides, and has won the unanimous support of the two peoples. I attach great importance to the development of bilateral relations, and am willing to work with you to continue to deepen friendly bilateral cooperation and promote common development so as to bring benefits to the two countries and peoples.
Danilo Medina said in his message that since the establishment of bilateral relations one year ago, important progress has been made in exchanges and cooperation in various fields, and the content of bilateral relations have been enriched. The Dominican Republic has become an important part of the Belt and Road Initiative. We have high expectations for the future of bilateral relations with China based on equality and mutual benefit, and stand ready to continue to strengthen cooperation with China so as to benefit the two peoples.