China strengthens relations with Angola, emphasizing global south focus

Chinese President Xi Jinping reaffirmed his country’s commitment to Africa, labeling China as a “reliable friend” for the continent during talks with Angolan President Joao Lourenco in Beijing. Xi emphasized the importance of cooperation based on mutual assistance, reciprocity, and win-win outcomes between China and Angola, both being developing economies. He underscored the significance of traditional friendship, solidarity, and cooperation, urging continued support and common development. Xi portrayed China as a steadfast ally and genuine partner for African nations in their pursuit of independence, development, and revitalization.