FM of China to visit Indonesia to strengthen bilateral ties

BEIJING, China (ANTARA) – Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi plans to visit Indonesia, Cambodia and Papua New Guinea from April 18-23 to raise Beijing's bilateral relations with the three countries to a new level, a spokesman said.

China has worked with Indonesia and Cambodia to build a China-Indonesia and China-Cambodia community with a shared future, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lin Jian said at a regular press conference on Tuesday.

He told local and foreign reporters at a regular press conference that China has been advancing comprehensive strategic partnership and deepening Belt and Road cooperation with Papua New Guinea.

As part of his visit agenda, Yi will chair the 4th meeting of the China-Indonesia High-Level Dialogue Cooperation Mechanism and the 7th meeting of the China-Cambodia Intergovernmental Coordination Committee.

„China, Indonesia, Cambodia and Papua New Guinea are all located in the Asia-Pacific region. We are all developing countries,” he noted.

Under the strategic guidance of the President's diplomacy, China's relations with the three countries have maintained a strong momentum of development, enjoying mutual respect and benefits, equality and common development.

Jian added that through Yi's visit, China hopes to implement the important common understandings reached between President Xi Jinping and the leaders of the three countries.

China looks forward to conducting high-quality Belt and Road cooperation and continuing to make deep and substantial progress in building the China-Indonesia and China-Cambodia community with a shared future.

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Born in October 1953, Yi is known not only as Minister of Foreign Affairs, but also as a member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and Director of the Central Commission Office for Foreign Affairs. .

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According to the official website of China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Yi, who earned a master's degree in economics, started his first job in September 1969 and joined the CPC in May 1981.

Regarding Indonesia-China relations, President-elect Prabowo Subianto, who is currently the Defense Minister, was on an official visit to China from March 31 to April 2.

It was his first official visit to Beijing following his landslide victory in the 2024 presidential election, as announced by Indonesia's Public Elections Commission (KPU) on March 20.

During the visit, Prabowo met with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Premier Li Keqiang and Defense Minister Dong Jun.

He also visited a school in Beijing's Dongcheng District and witnessed firsthand the provision of free lunches to students through the school canteen, part of his presidential campaign promises.

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