Li Keqiang Sends Message of Congratulations to Fumio Kishida
On October 4, 2021, President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory message to Fumio Kishida on his election as Japanese prime minister.
Xi Jinping pointed out that, developing a good-neighborly friendship and cooperation between China and Japan, which are separated by only a strip of water, serves the fundamental interests of the two countries and the two peoples, and also contributes to peace, stability and prosperity in Asia and the world. China and Japan should abide by the principles established in the four political documents between the two countries, strengthen dialogue and communication, and enhance mutual trust and cooperation, in an effort to build a China-Japan relationship that meets the requirements of the new era.
On the same day, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang also sent message of congratulations to Fumio Kishida. Li Keqiang said, the two sides should uphold political consensus, strengthen exchanges and cooperation, push forward sound and stable development of bilateral relations on the right track and jointly welcome the 50th anniversary of the normalization of China-Japan diplomatic ties next year.