The People's Republic of China has principle position, which is included in the signed joint declaration, with regard to resuming to support the position of Macedonia in terms of preserving its constitutional name in international use, stated Macedonian President Branko Crvenkovski in Beijing following the meetings with China's top officials. - The relationship between Macedonia and China has always been at high level, whereas this visit and joint statement signed by Chinese President Hu Jintao gives new, profound dimension, underlying the countries' intention to make additional efforts towards strengthening the bilateral cooperation in the future, the President said.
The meetings held with Chinese top officials, according to Crvenkovski, focused on determining the opportunities for intensification of bilateral ties.
- For Macedonia the economic cooperation is of significant interest. So far, it was characterised by import of Chinese products on the Macedonian market. This visit opened opportunities for Macedonian firms to place their products on the market of China with additional assistance by Chinese institutions, added Crvenkovski.
The meetings also aimed at discussing the possibility for Chinese investments in Macedonia, as well as the efforts made in the country towards establishing favourable ambient for foreign investments.
- We also discussed about the opportunities for reinforcement of cooperation in the field of education, health system, culture, agriculture as well as exchange of technological experiences, stated President Crvenkovski, who is paying an official visit to PR China.