|Wang Yi Meets with Foreign Minister Sirojiddin Mukhridinovich Aslov of Tajikistan|
On September 24, 2018 local time, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Foreign Minister Sirojiddin Mukhridinovich Aslov of Tajikistan on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
Wang Yi expressed that the Chinese side is willing to make joint efforts with the Tajik side to well implement the important consensus reached by the leaders of the two countries, and promote China-Tajikistan comprehensive strategic partnership for constant and forward-looking development. The Chinese side congratulates the Tajik side on and supports it in officially taking over the presidency of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA). It is believed that the CICA Summit in the next year will be a success under the guidance of the Tajik side and the joint efforts of various parties.
Sirojiddin Mukhridinovich Aslov noted that Tajikistan has always regarded deepening its relations with China as its diplomatic priority. Tajikistan looks forward to intensifying high-level exchanges between the two countries and expanding practical cooperation in various fields. The Tajik side stands ready to intensify communication and coordination with the Chinese side to fulfill its responsibilities as the presidency of the CICA.