The exchanges of high-level visits between China and other developing countries have strengthened political consultation and expanded their economic and trade cooperation. In April 2001, President Jiang Zemin successfully visited the six Latin American countries of Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil, Cuba, and Venezuela, writing down a new page in the friendly cooperation between China and Latin American countries. In July 2001, President Jiang Zemin successively visited Malta, Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus. In January 2002, President Vojislav Kostunica of the Federa Republic of Yugoslavia paid a state visit to China and the “Sino-Yugoslavia Joint Statement” was signed. In June 2001, the relations between China and Macedonia was normalized. The relations between China and African countries have developed smoothly and follow-up preparation for the Sino-Africa Cooperative Forum is being pushed forward steadily. In November 2001, Chairman Li Peng visited Algeria and Tunisia. In January 2002, Jordan’s King Abdullah II and Egypt’s President Mubarak made state visits to China respectively. In February 2002, King Mohammed VI of Morocco visited China, to become the first Moroccan monarch to visit China.