Premier Li Keqiang meets with Kiribati President Ma Mao for a state visit to China in the Great Hall of the People on the morning of January 6.
Li said the resumption of diplomatic ties between the two countries last year laid the political foundation for the development of bilateral relations and opened the door to all-round cooperation between the two countries. China attaches great importance to the development of China-Keji relations, and President Xi Jinping will hold talks with Mr. President. The Chinese side has always advocated equality of nations, regardless of size and size, firmly supported the independent choice of the development path suited to the country's national conditions, supported the efforts of the government to develop the economy and improve people's livelihood, and was ready to provide assistance within its capabilities. We are ready to close high-level contacts with the two sides, enhance political mutual trust, expand mutually beneficial cooperation and jointly promote the positive and stable development of bilateral relations.
Li Keqiang said that the Chinese government supported the cooperation with the base party in accordance with the principle of marketization and commercialization. Kiribati has abundant fishery resources, Chinese consumers' demand for marine products is growing rapidly, and the potential for cooperation between the two sides is huge. China is willing to strengthen cooperation in the fishing industry of ocean fishery with the base party to realize mutual benefit and win-win. China attaches great importance to the special concerns of Pacific island countries, including the basic party, on climate change, and is willing to strengthen cooperation in response to climate change under the framework of South-South cooperation on the principle of common but distinct responsibilities.
Ma Mao said that since the resumption of diplomatic relations last year, bilateral relations have continued to develop, and cooperation has made positive progress and fruitful results. The Chinese side appreciates China's constructive role in international affairs and its important contribution to addressing climate change. The two sides thanked China for its selfless assistance and welcomed Chinese enterprises to invest in the capital.