Xi and Macron talk on the phone (2) _French.news.cn

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(XINHUA) – BEIJING, OCTOBER 27 – Noting that the international situation is changing rapidly, Xi said that through timely communication and coordination on major issues, he and Macron will help keep the bar straight in Sino-French relations. , thus helping the world stability.

At the same time, the Chinese president stressed that the multiple and important international events of recent times have shown once again that France is right to support the strategic autonomy of the European Union (EU). China and the EU should maintain high-level communication and dialogue, improve mutual understanding and trust, and reduce the risk of misunderstandings and misjudgments.

The two sides should then take care to manage disputes well and strengthen the political orientation of China-EU relations, in order to ensure a constant and lasting development of bilateral relations.

Xi stressed that the two sides should focus on the needs of their businesses and citizens, further exploiting the potential of mutual cooperation in areas such as connectivity, digital technology, environmental protection, scientific and technological innovation and health care, then extend this cooperation to new areas.

China, the president added, hopes that France will play a positive role in promoting healthy and stable development of China-EU relations. (CONTINUED)

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