BEIJING, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Estonian counterpart, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, exchanged congratulatory message on Sunday to mark the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between their two countries.
Noting that friendly cooperation has been a main theme in the development of China-Estonia relations over the past 25 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations, Xi said that China-Estonia relations have shown a good momentum for development, and that mutual political trust between the two sides has kept deepening, with fruitful results achieved in practical cooperation, with people-to-people and cultural exchange turning increasingly active, and with close cooperation maintained in international and regional affairs.
China is willing to make joint efforts with Estonia to further consolidate friendship between the two countries, deepen mutually beneficial cooperation, and keep bringing about interests to the two countries and the two peoples, Xi said.
Ilves, for his part, said that over recent years, Estonia-China relations have developed in an in-depth way, with increasingly close exchange and cooperation in all fields.
The Estonian president expressed the belief that the relations of friendly cooperation between the two countries will keep developing in the future, and that the friendship between the two peoples will bear even more plentiful fruits.