McCully congratulates new Chinese counterpart
Hon Murray McCully
Minister of Foreign Affairs
McCully congratulates new Chinese
Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully
today congratulated his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi,
following his appointment to the 12th National People’s
Congress in Beijing.
“New Zealand and China have an
expanding bilateral relationship with strong political,
economic and cultural connections,” Mr McCully
“Both New Zealand and China are interested in
cooperating on issues that affect the Asia-Pacific
“I look forward to holding talks with Minister
Wang and wish him the best as he takes on his new
“I congratulate former Foreign Minister Yang
Jiechi on his appointment as State Councillor – the
highest ranking official on foreign policy.
Yang and I have enjoyed an excellent working relationship
over the past four years. I wish him well in his new role in
which I am sure he will continue to exert a highly positive
influence on the relationship between our two countries,”
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