BALI, Indonesia, Nov. 15 (Xinhua) — Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Argentinian President Alberto Fernandez here on Tuesday afternoon
. Xi stressed that this year is crucial for the development of China-Argentina relations, during which the two presidents jointly declared 2022 the Year of China-Argentina Friendship and Cooperation, and the two sides warmly celebrated. the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations and have taken bilateral exchanges and cooperation in various fields to a new level.China and Argentina, as major developing countries and emerging economies, should adopt a strategic perspective in shaping the growth pattern of relations and strive for steady progress in their comprehensive strategic partnership, Xi said. China is ready to increase governance experience sharing with Argentina, Xi noted. The two countries support each other in pursuing a development path that meets their national conditions, the expectations of the people and the needs of the times. They support each other in the defense of sovereignty, security and development interests.The two parties must collaborate in the fields of culture, media, education, sports, youth and the sub-national level, accelerate high-quality Belt and Road cooperation, while deepening and expanding cooperation in agriculture, energy, infrastructure, space and other fields, said Mr. xi. , adding that China is ready to import more quality products from Argentina.Mr. Xi stressed that China stands ready to work with Argentina to build the China-CELAC (Community of Latin American and Caribbean States) Forum and deepen China-LAC (Latin America and Caribbean) relations for a new era. characterized by equality, mutual benefit, innovation, openness and benefit to people.China will maintain close cooperation with Argentina in the Group of 20 and other multilateral forums to uphold genuine multilateralism, implement the Global Development Initiative and the Global Security Initiative, and jointly build a community with a shared future for mankind, Xi added. )For his part, Fernandez again personally congratulated Xi on his re-election as General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China.Fernandez recalled that last February, during his trip to Beijing for the opening ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympics, he had a successful and fruitful meeting with Xi. Argentina has every expectation to further deepen the comprehensive Argentina-China strategic partnership, he said. he noted, adding that Argentina will always offer China friendship and brotherhood and will always support China in safeguarding sovereignty and territorial integrity.Argentina is ready to advance the cooperation with China in areas such as trade and finance, promote “Belt and Road” cooperation and build a community with a shared future between Argentina and China, Fernandez said.L Argentina, he added, hopes to strengthen coordination ion and cooperation with China within the framework of the BRICS and other multilateral frameworks, and will actively promote the development of LAC-China relations.Ding Xuexiang, Wang Yi and He Lifeng, among others, were present at the meeting.