|Xi Jinping Sends Congratulatory Message to New Vietnamese President Vo Van Thuong|
On March 2, 2023, President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory message to Vo Van Thuong on his election as President of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam.
Xi Jinping noted that China and Vietnam are friendly socialist neighbors linked by mountains and rivers. He said that since last year, he has reached important common understandings with General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on consolidating traditional friendship, strengthening strategic communication and deepening mutually beneficial cooperation, and jointly drawn a grand blueprint for the development of the China-Vietnam comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership in the new era. Xi Jinping said that he attaches great importance to China-Vietnam relations, and stands ready to work with President Vo Van Thuong to continuously promote the sound and steady development of bilateral relations, so as to make progress towards jointly building a China-Vietnam community with a shared future that bears strategic significance.