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China and Honduras celebrate 1st anniversary of diplomatic relations

Beijing, Mar 26 (Prensa Latina) President Xi Jinping on Tuesday celebrated the first anniversary of establishing diplomatic ties with Honduras, stressing the importance of these relations in a letter to his counterpart Xiomara Castro.

In the message, Xi welcomed Tegucigalpa’s adherence to the One China principle and stressed that it was a correct political decision taken due to the two nations’ historical trends and fundamental interests.

“In 2023, the two countries have upheld the principles of mutual respect, equality, mutual benefit, and common development, ensuring that the bilateral relations begin to grow from a high level,” the Chinese president wrote.

Xi added that he attached importance to developing China-Honduras ties and expressed his willingness to consolidate mutual support and expand comprehensive cooperation.

According to Xinhua, Castro also sent a letter to Xi highlighting the role of Chinese civilization: “It is a model to follow for the world and an important partner of Honduras,” she said.