President Xi Jinping delivers a speech titled "Keeping Abreast of the Trend of the Times to Achieve Common Development" at the BRICS Business Forum in Johannesburg, South Africa, July 25, 2018. (Photo/Xinhua)
Editor's note: President Xi Jinping will chair the 2018 Beijing summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation scheduled to be held from Sept. 3 to 4 in Beijing.
Themed on "China and Africa: Toward an Even Stronger Community with a Shared Future through Win-Win Cooperation," the summit aims to build closer China-Africa community of shared future, further dovetail the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative with African development, set a new path for a higher level of China-Africa cooperation, and deepen people-to-people exchanges.
Let's take a look at some of Xi's remarks on China-Africa ties.
On China-Africa relations
China will continue to uphold its African policy and concept of sincerity, concrete results, affinity and good faith, uphold justice and pursue shared interests, promote the construction of a closer China-Africa community with a shared future, so as to realize win-win cooperation and common development.
---meeting with Senegalese President Macky Sall in Dakar, Senegal, July 21, 2018
China and African countries are destined to be good friends, good brothers and good partners, and China-Africa cooperation stands as a fine example of South-South cooperation.
---in a speech at the BRICS Business Forum in Johannesburg, South Africa, July 25, 2018