Xi Jinping Exchanges Letters with Argentine President Alberto Fernández

President Xi Jinping has recently exchanged letters with Argentine President Alberto Fernández, through which both sides exchanged views on further deepening of bilateral relations and cooperation in pandemic response and other areas.

Xi Jinping stressed that since Fernández took office, they have reached important consensus on deepening bilateral relations and strengthening cooperation in areas such as battling the COVID-19 pandemic through phone calls and multiple exchanges of letters. The pandemic is a severe test for the whole world. In the face of the virus, Chinese and Argentine people have stood together and helped each other, elevating the traditional friendship in the joint battle. China stands ready to strengthen cooperation with Argentina in research, development and application of COVID-19 vaccines, and will continue to provide as much support and assistance as its capacity allows for Argentina's fight against the pandemic. China attaches great importance to the development of its relations with Argentina and is willing to facilitate high-quality Belt and Road cooperation, advance the building of a community with a shared future for mankind and guide the China-Argentina comprehensive strategic partnership to go increasingly deeper with Argentina.

Fernández spoke highly of the development of relations between the two countries and China's achievements in fighting the pandemic, and thanked China for its support for Argentina's anti-virus endeavors. Fernández said, countries should be united, respect and support each other against the pandemic disruptions, and commit to building a community with a shared future for mankind proposed by President Xi Jinping. China has accomplished its poverty eradication target as scheduled and made outstanding achievements in science and technology, benefiting both the Chinese people and the entire humanity. Both Argentina and China advocate multilateralism, support dialogue between countries and strengthen regional dialogue for harmonious development. The Belt and Road Initiative is conducive to deepening connectivity and mutual understanding between the two countries. Argentina is willing to step up cooperation with China in vaccines and other areas and promote greater progress of the Argentina-China comprehensive strategic partnership.

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