|Wang Yi Meets with Foreign Minister Simeon Oyono Esono Angue of Equatorial Guinea|
On September 24, 2022 local time, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Foreign Minister Simeon Oyono Esono Angue of Equatorial Guinea on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly session in New York.
Wang Yi said that under the joint guidance of the heads of state of the two countries, China-Equatorial Guinea relations have witnessed sound and smooth development, setting a good example of relations between countries of different sizes characterized by equality, solidarity, mutual help and sincere friendship. The Chinese side stands ready to work with the Equatorial Guinean side to jointly carry forward the traditional friendship, and better synergize development strategies to the benefit of the two peoples.
Wang Yi said that China and Equatorial Guinea have maintained close communication and sound cooperation in the United Nations and other multilateral institutions. The Chinese side will continue to firmly support the Equatorial Guinean side in safeguarding its sovereignty, security and development interests on the international arena, and in playing a bigger role in regional and multilateral affairs to safeguard the common interests of developing countries, uphold solidarity and cooperation on the African continent, and jointly safeguard the "golden rule" of non-interference in others' internal affairs in international relations which also underpins the very survival of developing countries.
Oyono said that China is a reliable friend and a strong partner of Equatorial Guinea. Under the care and guidance of the heads of state of the two countries, Equatorial Guinea-China relations have progressed smoothly. Oyono thanked the Chinese side for providing valuable support to Equatorial Guinea in economic and social development, which has brought real benefits to the Equatorial Guinean people. Equatorial Guinea is firmly committed to the one-China policy, supports the policy of "one country, two systems", highly appreciates and supports the Global Development Initiative and other important visions put forward by President Xi Jinping, and looks forward to strengthening synergy between the two countries’ development strategies and deepening cooperation with China in various fields.