President Xi asked Muhammad to convey his greetings to King Salman. Xi pointed out that China and Saudi Arabia are comprehensive strategic partners and important partners. In recent years, bilateral relations have developed in an all-round way, political mutual trust has continued to deepen, and cooperation in various fields has been expanding, and they have become good friends, partners and brothers of mutual trust, mutual benefit and win-win development.
China views its relations with Saudi Arabia from a strategic and long-term perspective and respects its sovereignty and development path. China is ready to work with Saudi Arabia to build a pattern of all-round and high-level cooperation in energy, economy, trade and high-tech fields, deepen coordination and cooperation in international and regional affairs, and push china-Saudi Arabia’s comprehensive strategic partnership to a new level.
Xi stressed that climate change and the outbreak of Coronavirus are major challenges facing mankind and should be addressed together within the framework of multilateralism.
China supports the initiatives and measures taken by Saudi Arabia to promote global climate governance and sustainable development, and is ready to work with the international community, including Saudi Arabia, to adhere to the principle of common but differentiated responsibilities, promote the full and effective implementation of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, work together to build a win-win, fair and reasonable climate governance system, and promote the building of a community of human destiny.
Mohammed conveyed King Salman’s sincere greetings and best wishes to Xi Jinping. Mohammed said that China is a trusted good brother and important strategic partner of Saudi Arabia and that Saudi Arabia is willing to deepen friendship and mutual trust with China, strengthen mutually beneficial cooperation in energy, economy and trade and other fields, promote strategic docking between Saudi Arabia’s “Vision 2030” and the Belt and Road Initiative, and further enhance the comprehensive strategic partnership between Saudi Arabia and China. Saudi Arabia firmly supports China’s legitimate position on core interests.
Saudi Arabia appreciates China’s declared goal of national self-contribution, puts forward initiatives such as “Green Saudi Arabia” and “Green Middle East” and is willing to strengthen strategic cooperation with China on climate change and environmental protection.