China News Service, Beijing, September 16-Chinese President Xi Jinping called Suga Yoshihide on the 16th to congratulate him on his election as Prime Minister of Japan.

  Xi Jinping pointed out in the congratulatory message that China and Japan are friendly and close neighbors to each other and are both important countries in Asia and the world. The development of long-term stable, friendly and cooperative Sino-Japanese relations is in the fundamental interests of the two peoples and is also conducive to peace and stability in Asia and the world. ,prosperity.

The two sides should abide by the principles and the four-point principle of consensus established in the four political documents of China and Japan, and actively promote the construction of Sino-Japanese relations that meet the requirements of the new era, benefit the two countries and the two peoples, and contribute to maintaining world peace and promoting common development. Actively contribute.

  On the same day, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang sent a message to congratulate Suga Yoshihide on his election as Japanese Prime Minister, saying that China is willing to work with Japan to strengthen friendly exchanges and practical cooperation between the two countries in various fields and jointly promote new and greater development of bilateral relations.