President of Sri Lanka has stated that he has given priority to Chinese relations and will give maximum support to China’s basic aspirations - Chinese News

President of Sri Lanka has stated that he has given priority to Chinese relations and will give maximum support to China’s basic aspirations - Chinese News

1 May 2021 08:39 am

Sri Lankan President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has stated that he has given the highest priority to improving bilateral relations with China and will extend his fullest support to matters relating to China's core aspirations, Chinese media reported.

They have stated this while reporting on the visit of Chinese Defense Minister Wei Feng to Sri Lanka.

During the visit, China and Sri Lanka reached an agreement on strategic cooperation from all sectors, including the military.

Sri Lanka pursues an independent foreign policy and will never submit to the influence of world powers outside the region and will not ally with any country, the Sri Lankan president told the Chinese defense minister.