China-el Sal­vador Diplo­matic Ties

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Au­gust 21, Bei­jing: Chi­nese State Coun­cilor and For­eign Min­is­ter Wang Yi and El Sal­vador’s For­eign Min­is­ter Car­los Cas­taneda sign a joint com­mu­nique on the es­tab­lish­ment of diplo­matic re­la­tions in Diaoyu­tai State Guest­house.

China and El Sal­vador es­tab­lished diplo­matic re­la­tions the same day af­ter the Cen­tral Amer­i­can coun­try sev­ered its “diplo­matic ties” with Tai­wan. Wang de­clared that China has added a new friend in Latin Amer­ica and the Caribbean re­gion as well as a part­ner in pro­mot­ing the Belt and Road Ini­tia­tive and build­ing a com­mu­nity with a shared fu­ture for mankind. China is will­ing to join hands with El Sal­vador to achieve joint de­vel­op­ment, ex­pand China-latin Amer­ica co­op­er­a­tion and con­trib­ute to the col­lec­tive re­ju­ve­na­tion of de­vel­op­ing coun­tries.

So far, 178 coun­tries have es­tab­lished diplo­matic ties with China, ac­cord­ing to Wang.

by Yin Bogu/xin­hua

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