Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday congratulated his French counterpart on his re-election victory.
According to the Xinhua news agency, Xi wrote in a message to French President Emmanuel Macron that over the past five years, the development of comprehensive Beijing-Paris strategic cooperation, led by the leaders of the two countries, has maintained its high level.
The President of China added:
The two countries continued to cooperate pragmatically in various fields, including the fight against the coronavirus, working together to establish multilateralism on the world stage, and to renew their commitment to the development of EU-China relations and to the establishment of peace, stability and Welfare contributed internationally.
Noting that China and France are both important countries in maintaining their independence, Xi said that this is an important factor in the stability of Beijing-Paris relations in the midst of complex global changes.
He wrote a congratulatory message to Macron:
Always looks at bilateral relations from a strategic and long-term perspective and is ready to work with its French counterpart to maintain the main goal of establishing diplomatic relations based on the independence of the two countries, mutual understanding, foresight, mutual benefit and win-win outcome. Bilateral relations strive to reach new heights and benefit the people of both countries and the world.
According to the unofficial results of the second round of the French presidential election, Emmanuel Macron defeated his far-right rival, Marine Le Pen, with 58% of the vote.