|Xi Jinping Sends Congratulatory Letter to Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on His Inauguration as President of Brazil|
On January 2, 2023, President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter to Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on his inauguration as President of the Federative Republic of Brazil.
Xi Jinping noted that China and Brazil are major developing countries with global influence and important emerging markets. The two countries are comprehensive strategic partners sharing extensive common interests and shouldering common development responsibilities. For the past 48 years since the establishment of China-Brazil diplomatic relations, thanks to the joint efforts of both sides, our bilateral relations have witnessed sustained and in-depth development and have grown increasingly mature and dynamic. The China-Brazil relationship has become a model of relations between major developing countries with rich connotations and broad prospects. Xi said that he attaches great importance to the development of the China-Brazil comprehensive strategic partnership, and is willing to work with President Lula to continue the firm support to each other in taking a development path in line with respective national conditions, respect each other's core interests, promote bilateral practical cooperation, strengthen multilateral coordination and cooperation, and lead and take the China-Brazil comprehensive strategic partnership to a higher level from a strategic and long-term perspective, so as to better benefit the two countries and two peoples.