Chinese President Xi congratulates King Charles, says ready to improve friendship

Published: Updated:
Enable Read mode
100% Font Size

Chinese President Xi Jinping has sent a congratulatory message to King Charles on his accession to the British throne, official news agency Xinhua reported on Sunday.

Xi said in the message sent on Saturday that he is ready to work with King Charles to improve mutual understanding and friendship between the two nations’ people, and strengthen communication on global issues.

For the latest headlines, follow our Google News channel online or via the app.

Relations between London and Beijing have worsened in the last decade, and new British Prime Minister Liz Truss has been one of China’s firmest critics.

Xi also noted that this year is the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries, according to the Xinhua report.

Read more:

Funeral of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth to be held on September 19

Liz Truss formally becomes UK prime minister

Queen Elizabeth’s coffin leaves Balmoral Castle

Top Content Trending