|Chinese president congratulates AU summit|
English.news.cn 2012-01-29 17:38:51
In a message wishing great success for the 18th session of the Assembly of the AU, Hu said the establishment of the AU, which headquarters in
"Over the past decade since its inception, the African Union has made great efforts to strengthen institutional and capability building and played a pivotal role in safeguarding peace and stability, promoting social and economic development and advancing the integration process in
He said the bloc has now become one of the most influential regional organizations in the world.
Since the beginning of the 21st century, China-Africa relations have grown rapidly, and made in-depth progress on all fronts, Hu said, adding the establishment and development of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation and the new type of China-Africa strategic partnership have boosted bilateral exchanges and cooperation in the political, economic, trade and cultural fields.
The Chinese president said