In a telephonic conversation with the president of Equatorial Guinean Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, Xi Jinping spoke about strengthening the ties. He emphasised developing solidarity and working together as a force while maintaining the interest of all developing countries.
Moreover, he welcomed Equatorial Guinea for joining the global Development Initiative. Also, he pledged to stay ready for working with all African nations for achieving common progress and sustainability for those countries.
The initiative was offered by Xi at the 76th session of the UNGA (United Nations General Assembly), through a video link. The president talked about jointly addressing global challenges and threats for building a better future.
Xi expressed his satisfaction over the budding relationship with Equatorial Guinea in recent years. China is appreciating the bilateral ties with the African nation. Also, the strong support by the country over issues related to Hong Kong, Taiwan, Xinjiang and human rights have made the dragon even gleeful.
Jinping reiterated that China will always stay behind the African nation for safeguarding its sovereignty. Moreover, it will continue to support the country with COVID-19 vaccines for battling the deadly virus.
He said that China would do everything possible for the social and economic development of Equatorial Guinea.
Meanwhile, China also sent its first medical team to the African country. President Obiang displayed his gratitude toward the help made by Xi Jinping’s people.
He stated that Equatorial Guinea will support and participate actively in the Belt and Road Initiative, which is helping in global development.
On the other side, Xi also spoke to Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev a day before. He’s trying to build good relations with neighbouring and other nations to become powerful through that.
Jinping said that China will assist Uzbekistan in building a COVID-19 centre.