President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao on Wednesday
exchanged congratulatory messages respectively with Mexican
President Felipe Calderon to mark the 35th anniversary of the
establishment of diplomatic relations between the two
In his message, President Hu said China-Mexico relations have
been developing smoothly since the establishment of diplomatic
relations in 1972.
Especially after the establishment of bilateral strategic
partnership in 2003, bilateral exchanges and cooperation in
politics, economy and trade, culture and other fields have
gradually deepened, Hu said.
He added that the two countries have strengthened consultations
and coordination in international and regional issues.
The president said that the friendly and mutually beneficial
cooperation have maintained a good momentum.
Further promoting bilateral relations and strengthening mutually
beneficial cooperation serve the fundamental interests of the two
peoples and will be conducive to the two countries' own endeavor of
construction and development, he said.
"China is willing to work together with Mexico to push forward
the China-Mexico strategic partnership and create a bright future
for bilateral relations," the president added.
Premier Wen said in his message that China and Mexico are
Thanks to joints efforts from both sides, bilateral cooperation
in various fields has expanded and witnessed remarkable
achievements in the past 35 years, the premier said.
He said that China is willing to work together with Mexico to
consolidate and further promote bilateral cooperation of mutual
benefit, which will benefit the two countries and two peoples.
President Calderon said that the friendly relations between
China and Mexico are of strategic, comprehensive and long-term
He said that bilateral relations have been developing vigorously
and yielded eye-catching results.
The president vowed to strengthen bilateral relations in various
fields and tap the potential of cooperation.
He added that Mexico will work together with china to promote
the Mexico-China strategic partnership and explore new
possibilities of cooperation.
On the same day, Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing also exchanged
congratulatory messages with his Mexican counterpart Patricia
(Xinhua News Agency February 14, 2007)