Xi congratulates Austrian president on reelection

This photo combo shows Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) and  Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen. (PHOTO/XINHUA/IC)

BEIJING – Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory message on Monday to Alexander Van der Bellen on his reelection as federal president of Austria.

In his message, Xi pointed out that he attaches great importance to China-Austria relations, and stands ready to work with Van der Bellen to push for new development of the China-Austria friendly strategic partnership so as to benefit the two countries and their people.

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