China offers to help Syria fast-track reconstruction

Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang in a correspondence with his Syrian counterpart Hussein Arnous indicated that Beijing to support Syria in combating the coronavirus pandemic, improving the livelihood of its people and accelerating reconstruction, Middle East Monitor (MEMO) reports.
Keqiang said the Chinese government “attaches great importance” to developing relations with Syria, adding that the two countries “have traditional friendly relations and have long exchanged understanding and mutual support on issues related to core interests and major concerns of the two countries”.
Arnous reportedly stressed that Keqiang has expressed his country’s readiness to “make joint efforts with the Syrian government to consolidate the traditional friendship between the two countries and constantly push forward cooperative relations, wishing Syria and its people security and prosperity.”

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