Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (L) holds talks with Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, Warsaw, Poland, July 9, 2019. /Photo via Chinese Foreign Ministry. (Photo: CGTN)
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi spoke highly on Monday of China-Poland relations, proposing that the two countries should further develop bilateral ties and enhance mutual trust so as to inject new impetus to their national development.
Speaking during a meeting with Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki Monday in Warsaw, Wang, noting that this year marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of bilateral diplomatic relations, said ties between the two nations are at a starting point in a new era.
China has a huge market and has been expanding the opening-up of its economy for mutual benefits and win-win outcomes, Wang said, adding that his country welcomes Poland sharing in its development opportunities.
Wang expressed China's willingness to import more quality products from Poland, expand trade volume and boost balanced growth of bilateral trade.
China also encourages its enterprises to invest in Poland, he said, voicing hope that the Polish government will provide a fair, just and transparent business environment for Chinese and other foreign enterprises, Wang added.
Viewing Poland as an important cooperation partner in jointly building the Belt and Road, Wang stressed that China is willing to strengthen cooperation with Poland under the framework of China and Central and Eastern European Countries (CEECs) cooperation.
China hopes that Poland, as one of the emerging forces of the European Union (EU), will play a constructive role in China-EU ties, he added.
For his part, Morawiecki said his country, which firmly opposes protectionism and unilateralism, welcomes China's move to expand trade with and investment in Poland, and will treat foreign enterprises in an open and transparent manner.
Poland is willing to continue to work with China to deepen mutual trust and promote win-win cooperation, and jointly formulate a roadmap for medium- and long-term cooperation, he said.