Xi meets with Indonesian president-elect

(Xinhua/Yao Dawei)

BEIJING, April 1, 2019 (Xinhua) – Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks in Beijing today (Monday) with the President-elect of the Republic of Indonesia and President-General of the Greater Indonesia Movement Party, Prabowo Subianto, who is visiting China.

Xi congratulated Prabowo on his election victory and asked him to convey his sincere greetings and best wishes to incumbent President Joko Widodo.

Noting the rapid development and fruitful bilateral relations over the past decade under the leadership of the leaders of the two countries, Xi said the two sides have made the Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway an example of high-quality bilateral cooperation and entered a new phase. The stage of building a community with a shared future.

The Chinese president said that China views its relations with Indonesia from a strategic and long-term perspective, and is willing to deepen comprehensive strategic cooperation with Indonesia.

Xi stressed that China will work with Indonesia to build a Sino-Indonesian community with a shared future with regional and global influence, so as to bring more benefits to the two peoples and contribute to peace, stability and prosperity at the regional and global levels. As universal.

In turn, Prabowo conveyed President Joko Widodo's sincere greetings to Xi, and said that he was happy to make China the first country he visited after his election.

Prabowo also said that he supports developing a closer relationship with China and will continue his country's friendly policy towards China.

(Xinhua/Liu Bin)

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