Damascus, SANA- Caretaker Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Faysal Mikdad, received a message from State Counselor, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, in which he extended warm congratulations and good wishes on the occasion of the 65th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Syrian Arab Republic and the People’s Republic of China.
Minister Wang Yi stressed that China and Syria share a traditional friendship, and both support the defense of the basic rules governing international relations, including the principle of non-intervention in the domestic affairs of countries.
Minister Wang also affirmed his country’s firm support for Syria’s efforts to preserve its sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity, adding that China will continue to provide assistance to Syria to combat the coronavirus pandemic and for the reconstruction process.
The Chinese minister concluded his message by expressing readiness to exert joint efforts with the Syrian side to continue consolidating the traditional friendship between the two countries and towards the continuous development of Syrian- Chinese relations.
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