In particular, Li said, the Chinese and Sri Lankan governments and people have been looking out for each other and sharing weal and woe in the joint combat against the COVID-19 pandemic, which has consolidated and elevated their friendship.
"When you are not able to kiss your kid because you are doing dangerous work, this is one of the sacrifices in your life," he said.
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi gives an exclusive interview to Xinhua on China-U.S. ties in Beijing, capital of China, Aug. 5, 2020. (Xinhua/Zhai Jianlan)
Some American politicians who are biased against and hostile to China are using their power to smear China with fabrications and impede normal ties with China under various pretexts, Wang told Xinhua in an exclusive interview.
Wang expounded on the clear-cut framework for the relationship.
At a time when international cooperation is needed to fight a common enemy such as the COVID-19 pandemic, Trumps hostility is globally damaging and in stark contrast to Chinas willingness to promote collaboration for the greater good, said Castrillon.
In return, China sent 12 vessels containing more than 1,000 containers of raw materials to supply the struggling garment factories in Cambodia in mid-March. Moreover, China also sent medical experts and COVID-19-testing devices to help support Cambodias combat against the virus, he said.
The bilateral FTA also impeccably responds to Cambodias policy directions sketched in the Industrial Development Policy and the "Rectangular Strategy," the minister added.
Over four decades ago, leaders of China and the United States made the handshake across the vast Pacific Ocean, he added, noting that what made this possible was that both countries adhered to the principle of mutual respect and seeking common ground while putting aside differences.
Looking to the future, Maggiorelli highlighted the relevance of Chinese President Xi Jinpings vision of building a community with a shared future for mankind.
Reported by Tang Renlin and Wu Jun
Edited by Wen Zhiming
Translated by Li Siying