and scope of influence in developing relations with Pacific island cou
ntries, and will be good friends and partners trusted by them forever, Xi said on Tue
sday. Xi made the remarks while meeting with visiting Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai in Beijing. The Chi
na-Vanuatu relationship has become a good example of relations between China and Pacific island countries, Xi s
aid, adding political mutual trust between the two countries keeps d
eepening and exchanges and cooperation in various fields continue to expand.
Xi said the country appreciates Vanuatu resolutely adhering to the one-C
hina policy, and supports it independently choosing the development path that suits its
national conditions. Xi called for strengthening the alignment of the development strategy of the Pacific island cou
ntry with the BRI and tapping potential for bilateral pragmatic cooperation.