(CTN News) – In a significant diplomatic meeting, Chinese President Xi Jinping welcomed Thai Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin to Beijing, where they discussed enhancing the robust relationship between their nations.
President Xi reaffirmed China’s support for Thailand’s development path, emphasizing respecting each other’s core interests and major concerns.
The leaders aim to foster a family-like relationship, intending to turn their traditional friendship into a driving force for mutually beneficial cooperation.
As part of this commitment, China and Thailand are eager to accelerate infrastructure projects, particularly the China-Thailand railway.
They also plan to expand cooperation in cutting-edge areas such as the digital economy, green development, and new energy sources. Furthermore, enhancing people-to-people exchanges is a shared goal.
Cross-border crimes, including telecom fraud and online gambling, concern both countries. They are determined to collaborate on cracking down on such activities to create a secure environment for their development.
Additionally, both nations are eager to strengthen their collaboration in multilateral frameworks, including the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation mechanism, and the United Nations.
Thailand’s Commitment to a Shared Future
Prime Minister Srettha’s decision to make China his first official visit outside ASEAN countries underscores the significance of the Thai government’s commitment to bilateral ties.
He reiterated Thailand’s readiness to work closely with China to build a more stable, prosperous, and sustainable Thailand-China community, embracing a shared future.
Moreover, Thai respects China’s core interests and unwavering support for the one-China principle. The Prime Minister welcomes Chinese enterprises to invest in Thailand and extends a warm invitation to more Chinese citizens to visit the country.
In summary, China and Thailand are dedicated to strengthening their relationship, prioritizing cooperation, and respecting each other’s interests as they work towards mutual development and prosperity.
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