|Wang Yi Meets with King Norodom Sihamoni and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk of Cambodia|
On April 4, 2019, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with King Norodom Sihamoni and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk of Cambodia at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing.
Wang Yi conveyed President Xi Jinping and his wife's warm greetings and best wishes. Wang Yi expressed that King Norodom Sihamoni has inherited King Father Norodom Sihanouk's tradition of friendly policies towards China, and has always adhered to improving the friendship with China through his own earnest practice, playing an irreplaceable important role in advancing the China-Cambodia friendly cause. China-Cambodia friendship has withstood the test of vicissitudes and become the precious treasure of the two peoples. With consistent equal treatment, high-level trust, mutual support and mutual assistance, the two sides have made remarkable achievements in mutually beneficial cooperation in various fields, benefiting the two peoples.
Wang Yi pointed out that President Xi Jinping proposed that various countries should join hands in building a community with a shared future for mankind. The two sides have reached consensus on building a China-Cambodia community of common destiny with strategic significance, and elevated China-Cambodia comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership to a new level, which inject strong and sustainable impetus for promoting bilateral friendly cooperation. Both China and Cambodia are countries with an ancient civilization, and the two countries should work with other Asian countries to learn from each other with mutual tolerance, so as to jointly safeguard the excellent traditions of Asia and create a better future for Asia.
King Norodom Sihamoni and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk asked Wang Yi to convey their sincere greetings and high respect to President Xi Jinping and his wife. King Norodom Sihamoni said that Cambodia-China traditional friendship has been constantly consolidated, and bilateral mutually beneficial cooperation has been comprehensively deepened. The Cambodian people feel deeply excited in this regard. Appreciating the Chinese side's long-term support and assistance to Cambodia's national development, the Cambodian side stands ready to work with the Chinese side to jointly inherit and carry forward the traditional friendship between the two countries, in a bid to push bilateral relations for constant development.