Honduras Seeks Diplomatic Relations with China

President Porfirio Lobo Sosa has confirmed that there are clear intentions to open diplomatic relations with the People's Republic of China.

Thursday, December 20, 2012

A statement from the Presidency of Honduras reads:

President Lobo Sosa confirms intention to open diplomatic relations with China

President Porfirio Lobo Sosa, confirmed on Wednesday that there are clear intentions to open diplomatic relations with the People's Republic of China, a situation that should not affect relations with Taiwan.

The Honduran president said that in the XXI century, we can not continue to think that expanding relations with one nation means being an enemy to another.

The leader believes that China is a super attractive market because it has established itself as a world power in the economic and commercial sphere.

In this regard, he said that Beijing already has investments in Honduras through the Patuca III hydropower project, capital that could be extended to other projects.

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