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Sunday, November 8, 2009

Wen in Arabia: Trusted Brothers

Wen Jiabao: Beijing is your Brother

Wen Jiabao: Beijing is your Brother

There is an Arab saying which goes, “Whoever drinks the Nile water is sure to come back again.” Three years ago, right in front of the pyramid by the Nile, I joined people from Egypt and China in celebrating the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between our two countries. Today, returning to this beautiful land imbued with splendid civilization, I feel much at home.
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The Chinese people see the Arab people as good friends, good partners and good brothers. We rejoice at every success you have achieved on the path of development, and we warmly congratulate you on all your accomplishments.

有句阿拉伯谚语:“喝了尼罗河的水,一定会再来”。三年前,我在尼罗河畔的金字塔前,与中埃各界人士共同庆祝两国建交50周年。今天,我再次踏上这片承载着厚重文明的神奇土地,倍感亲切。
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中国人民视阿拉伯人民为好朋友、好伙伴、好兄弟,为你们在发展道路上所取得的每一个成就感到由衷的高兴,表示热烈的祝贺!

Chinese Chief State Councillor Wen Jiabao (温家宝), speaking at the headquarters of the Arab League in Cairo on Saturday.

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