The Government of the People's Republic of China and the Imperial Ethiopian Government, in conformity with the interests and desire of their respective countries, do hereby agree to establish diplomatic relations at ambassadorial level.
The Government of the People's Republic of China and the Imperial Ethiopian Government do hereby further agree to develop their diplomatic relations, friendship and co-operation between their two countries in accordance with the following principles:
--Mutual respect for sovereignty and territorial integrity,
--Mutual non-interference in each other's internal affairs,
--Equality and mutual benefit
The Imperial Ethiopian Government, consistent with the policy they have followed for a long time at the United Nations and other international forums, do hereby affirm that the Government of the People's Republic of China is the sole legal Government representing the entire Chinese people.
The Government of the People's Republic of China do hereby reaffirm that the Government and people of the People's Republic of China resolutely support the Government and people of the Empire of Ethiopia in their struggle against imperialism, colonialism and neo-colonialism.
Addis Ababa-November 24,1970