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Xi holds talks with Nigerien President, vowing to boost ties
Chinese President Xi Jinping holds a welcome ceremony for Nigerien President Mahamadou Issoufou at the square outside the east gate of the Great Hall of the People before their talks in Beijing, capital of China, May 28, 2019. (Xinhua/Liu Weibing)
BEIJING, May 28 (Xinhua) — Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks with Nigerien President Mahamadou Issoufou on Tuesday.
Calling China and Niger good friends, partners and brothers, Xi hailed the constantly strengthening political mutual trust and fruitful pragmatic cooperation between the two countries.
Xi said China stands ready to work with Niger to implement the outcomes of the Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) to boost strategic cooperation and benefit the two peoples.
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