BEIJING, 5 (Reuters) – Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Wei Feng met with visiting Zimbabwe Democratic League National Chairman and Defense and Veterans Affairs Minister Mu Chungguli in Beijing on 8 August.
Wei Fenghe said that since the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Zimbabwe, bilateral relations have been developing healthily and steadily. President Xi Jinping and President Mnangagwa jointly promoted the relationship between China and Tianjin to a comprehensive strategic partnership of cooperation, and reached an important consensus on building the “one belt and one road” hand in hand, thus drawing a good blueprint for the future development of bilateral relations. In recent years, the two armies have maintained close contacts and achieved remarkable results in practical cooperation in various fields. China is ready to work with Zimbabwe to implement the consensus of leaders of the two parties and countries, strengthen exchanges in various fields, deepen pragmatic cooperation and push forward friendly and cooperative relations between the two parties and the two armies.
Mu Chungguli said that the LDC cherishes the friendship with the Communist Party of China and appreciates the great achievements made by the Communist Party of China in leading China’s national construction. At present, the relationship between Zimbabwe and China has entered a new historical period with broad prospects. Zimbabwe thanks China for its long-standing support and assistance. It is willing to deepen practical cooperation with China in various fields and push bilateral military-to-military relations to a new level. (end)