Chinese President Xi Jinping vowed to support his country´s comprehensive partnership with Timor-Leste, in congratulating his Timorese counterpart for the 21 anniversary of its independence.
In a message to the Timorese President, José Ramos-Horta, Xi praised that over the last 21 years Timor-Leste has revitalizedand modernized.
The Chinese leader said that with a deep and traditional friendship, China always treats Timor-Leste as a good neighbor, friend and partner, and is willing to provide support and assistance for the revitalization of the country.
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Xi underlined he attaches high importance to the development of relations between China and Timor.
He also vowed to promote, together with President José Ramos-Horta, the bilateral comprehensive partnership, supporting further development.