China and the United States exchanged congratulations on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations. The Chinese president says he wants a stable relationship with the United States.
This is what the state broadcaster CCTV wrote on Monday.
President Xi Jinping promises to improve communication with Washington to prevent the rivalry between the two countries from developing into conflict.
Xi says he is willing to work with the United States to promote stable bilateral relations.
– Xi says the two sides should take practical steps to promote stable, healthy and sustainable development in China-US relations.
Xi last met US President Joe Biden in San Francisco in November.
Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger played a central role in establishing diplomatic relations between Beijing and Washington during his reign.
China's ambassador to the United States, Xie Feng, pointed this out after Kissinger's death on November 29 at the age of 100.
– Ambassador Shih said that history will remember what the centenary contributed to the relationship between China and the United States.
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