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29.09.2018 General News

President Akufo-Addo's state visit to China: Ghana To Further Enrich Relations

By Francis Tawiah (Duisburg - Germany)
China's President Xi Jinping holds a welcome ceremony for Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo
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China's President Xi Jinping holds a welcome ceremony for Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo

China's President Xi Jinping held talks with Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo, and the two leaders agreed to inject new vitality and further enrich the bilateral relations. Noting the long tradition of China-Ghana friendship, China's President Xi Jinping said China has always seen Ghana as a reliable friend and a good partner of common development.

The bilateral ties had played a leading role in the development of China-Africa relations. The two sides should inject new vitality into and further enrich their relations, make high-level visits more frequent and continue their mutual understanding and support. Ghana is welcome to participate in the Belt and Road construction and join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.

China is ready to forge synergy of the two countries' development strategies, widen cooperation in various fields, and strengthen people-to-people and cultural exchanges. The two sides should enhance communication and coordination on international and regional affairs to better safeguard the common interests of the two countries, President Xi said.

President Akufo-Addo said the Ghana-China friendship forged by the two countries' older generations of leaders is unbreakable. Ghana cast its vote in support of the People's Republic of China regaining its rightful seat in the United Nations and has been upholding the one-China policy. Ghana is willing to deepen bilateral relations, actively participate in the Belt and Road construction and inject new vitality into the bilateral cooperation. Marching on the road of socialism with Chinese characteristics, China plays an important role in world peace and development. China provides an important opportunity for Africa's stability and revitalization. Ghana will always be China's trustworthy friend in Africa.

And after the talks, both presidents signed cooperation documents.

Francis Tawiah (Duisburg - Germany)

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