Xi congratulates Ramaphosa on re-election as ANC president

BEIJING – Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday congratulated Cyril Ramaphosa on his re-election as president of the African National Congress, South Africa's ruling party.

In his message, Xi said he is glad to hear of Ramaphosa's re-election, and would like to extend sincere congratulations to him. Xi also wishes Ramaphosa new and greater success.

Xi pointed out that the Communist Party of China and the ANC enjoy a profound traditional friendship and fruitful exchanges and cooperation, which has played an important role in promoting the in-depth development of the comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries.

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Xi said he is willing to work with Ramaphosa to lead the relationship between the two parties and the two countries to a higher level, and join hands to build a China-Africa community with a shared future in the new era and a human community with a shared future.