China and Senegal Resume Diplomatic Ties
2005-10-25

On the morning of October 25, 2005, Foreign Minister of the People's Republic of China Li Zhaoxing and Foreign Minister of the Republic of Senegal Cheikh Tidiane Gadio, on behalf of their respective government, signed the Joint Communiqué between the People's Republic of China and the Republic of Senegal on the Resumption of Diplomatic Ties declaring the two countries resume ambassador-level diplomatic relations since the day of signature.

The content of the communiqué is as follows:

In line with the interest and aspiration of the people of the two countries, the People's Republic of China and the Republic of Senegal resume ambassador-level diplomatic ties from October 25, 2005.

The People's Republic of China and the Republic of Senegal agree to re-send ambassador to each other and to provide facilitation for each other's embassy on a reciprocal basis.

The government of the People's Republic of China supports the efforts of the government of the Republic of Senegal to maintain its national sovereignty and to develop its economy. The government of the Republic of Senegal recognizes that there is only one China in the world, that the government of the People's Republic of China is the sole legitimate government representing the whole China and that Taiwan is an inalienable part of the Chinese territory. The government of the People's Republic of China appreciates the position of the government of the Republic of Senegal.

Following the signing ceremony, the two foreign ministers held formal talks to exchange in-depth views on bilateral relations and issues of common interest and reached broad consensus.

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