The upcoming Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation will further consolidate the traditional Sino-African friendship and deepen their strategic partnership, Chinese Vice President Zeng Qinghong said here on Friday.
Zeng made the remarks when meeting with Angolan Prime Minister Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos and Vice President of the Democratic Republic of Congo Abdoulaye Yerodia Ndombasi, who are in Beijing to attend the landmark summit scheduled for Nov. 4-5.
Zeng expressed appreciation of the two countries adherence to the one-China policy.
During his meeting with Fernando, Zeng said China is willing to strengthen cooperation with Angola to lift bilateral relations to "a higher stage".
Fernando echoed Zeng, saying that Angola hopes to push forward political and economic cooperation with China.
When meeting Yerodia, Zeng said China will continue to support the Democratic Republic of Congo to protect national sovereignty and territorial integrity and promote the peace progress in an all- around way.
"China will actively participate in the economic reconstruction of the Democratic Republic of Congo and push forward the exchange and cooperation between the two countries in various fields," Zeng said.
Yerodia said China is welcomed to take part in the reconstruction of his country.
On the same day, Zeng also met Guinean State Minister of Foreign Affairs Mamadi Conde and Tunisian Minister of Development and International Cooperation Mohamed Nouri Jouini.