President Hu Jintao and his Peruvian counterpart Alan Garcia
exchanged congratulatory messages on Thursday, marking the 35th
anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two
In his message, Hu said Peru was among the first Latin American
countries to establish diplomatic relations with China.
The bilateral ties, which have enjoyed smooth development over
the past 35 years, have entered a new stage since China and Peru
set up an all-round cooperative partnership, Hu said.
The two countries have increasingly deepened their exchanges and
cooperation in politics, economy and trade, culture, education and
science and technology; maintained good coordination and
cooperation in international and regional affairs, He said.
The Sino-Peru relationship will have a broad and promising
future, Hu added.
He also said in the new century, China is willing to work
together with Peru to further expand exchanges, enhance cooperation
and increasingly enrich the contents of bilateral ties to push
forward the comprehensive Sino-Peru partnership of cooperation in a
faster and better way.
In his message, Garcia said the two countries have made great
efforts in enhancing relations between the two governments and
peoples since the establishment of diplomatic ties in 1971.
The two countries have conducted friendly exchanges including
exchanges of high-level visits and cooperation in various fields,
he said, adding that the efforts have lifted the Peru-China ties to
the comprehensive partnership of cooperation.
The Peruvian government sincerely hopes to further deepen and
expand its ties with China, Garcia stressed.
Meanwhile, Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing and his Peruvian
counterpart Jose Antonio Garcia Belaunde have exchanged
(Xinhua News Agency November 4, 2006)