|Leaders of Many Countries and International Organizations Mourn the Passing of Comrade Jiang Zemin|
Leaders of many countries and international organizations have expressed their deep condolences by telegram, letter and other means to President Xi Jinping over the passing of Comrade Jiang Zemin.
Underscoring Comrade Jiang Zemin's important dedication to the economic and social development of contemporary China and the country's rise in international standing, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Comrade Jiang Zemin was an old friend of Russia, who had made great contributions to elevating the Russia-China relationship to a strategic partnership of coordination. He will always remember such a statesman with high prestige and tremendous personal charisma, Putin said, expressing his sincere sympathy to Comrade Jiang Zemin's family and all the friendly Chinese people.
General Secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee and Lao President Thongloun Sisoulith said that Comrade Jiang Zemin had made important contributions to the socialist cause with Chinese characteristics. Comrade Jiang Zemin, a close friend of the LPRP and the Lao people, had played a significant role in guiding the development of Laos-China relations. They expressed deep condolences over the passing of Comrade Jiang Zemin.
First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and President of Cuba Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez said that Comrade Jiang Zemin was an outstanding statesman and communist leader, as well as a close friend of the Cuban Revolution. Cuba expressed its deepest condolences to the Communist Party of China (CPC), the Chinese government and people.
Brunei's Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah said that former President Jiang Zemin had made considerable contributions to improving the living standard of the Chinese people and leading the drive to grow China into a stable and prosperous economy. He added that Brunei highly appreciates Jiang Zemin's dedication to deepening the long-standing relations between Brunei and China.
Singaporean President Halimah Yacob said that former President Jiang Zemin had led China into a period of rapid growth and development through sustained economic reforms, adding that their thoughts are with the people of China during this moment of grief.
Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih said that former President Jiang Zemin had promoted the rapid development of China's economy and society, and strengthened China's role as an important contributor on the global stage, adding that Jiang Zemin will be remembered as a farsighted leader.
Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said that former President Jiang Zemin was dedicated to promoting China's development and prosperity, and enhancing its international influence, adding that the former Chinese leader had made great contributions to strengthening friendship between Kazakhstan and China, and will be remembered forever by the people of the two countries.
Tajik President Emomali Rahmon said that the Tajik side spoke highly of the great contributions Mr. Jiang Zemin had made to the development of China and to Tajikistan-China relations, and his passing is a major loss.
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said that former President Jiang Zemin had led the Chinese people to achieve prosperity and strength. Calling Jiang Zemin a founder of Belarus-China relations, he said Jiang Zemin had made positive contributions to developing and consolidating Belarus-China relations.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said that he and the Palestinian people will always remember such an outstanding leader who is a supporter of the Palestinian people and their cause and legal rights, a promoter of Palestine-China relations, and an eyewitness to the establishment of the diplomatic relations between Palestine and China. On behalf of the State of Palestine and the Palestinian people and in his own name, he extended his deepest condolences to the CPC, the Chinese government, the friendly Chinese people and the bereaved family.
Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan extended her deep sympathy to the CPC, the Chinese people and former President Jiang Zemin's family.
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega said that the spiritual and cultural legacy left by former President Jiang Zemin is guiding and will continue to guide the Chinese people for greater development. President Xi Jinping, with his unquestionable leadership and rich experience, will surely lead the Chinese people forward to success along the path of socialism with Chinese characteristics.
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro said that Comrade Jiang Zemin had forged a profound friendship with the people of Latin America and Venezuela, and the Venezuelan side expressed deep condolences over his passing.
Czech President Milos Zeman said that former President Jiang Zemin had achieved great success in promoting China's economic reform and his achievements will be recorded in Chinese history, adding that he highly appreciates Jiang Zemin's ability to promote China's economic development and stability.
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said that former President Jiang Zemin had promoted China's reform and opening-up, made contributions to China's development, and played an important role in promoting the development of Japan-China relations.
Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said that former President Jiang Zemin had led China in promoting the reform and opening-up, guided the path for China to integrate into the global economy and play an important role on the world stage, and made important contributions to expanding Singapore-China relations. Singapore will always and deeply remember this respected friend.
Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif said that former President Jiang Zemin had made valuable contributions to strengthening Pakistan-China relations. Pakistan will always remember this great friend.
Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen expressed deep condolences over the passing of Comrade Jiang Zemin.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres said that former President Jiang Zemin had firmly advocated China's engagement in international affairs, promoted China's great economic progress and its successful accession to the World Trade Organization, and led China in hosting the landmark fourth World Conference on Women. On behalf of the United Nations, he extended sincere sympathy to Jiang Zemin's family and to the Chinese government and people.
President of the European Council Charles Michel expressed sincere condolences over the passing of Comrade Jiang Zemin.