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Joint Communiqué on the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations Between the People's Republic of China and the Sultanate of Oman, June 5, 2002
The Government of the People's Republic of China and the Government of the Sultanate of Oman have decided to establish diplomatic relations at ambassadorial level as from 25th May, 1978 and to exchange ambassadors.
The Government of the People's Republic of China firmly supports the Government of the Sultanate of Oman in its just cause of safeguarding national independence and developing the national economy.
The Government of the Sultanate of Oman recognizes the Government of the People's Republic of China as the sole legal government representing the entire Chinese people.
The two Governments have agreed to develop friendly relations and cooperation between the two countries on the basis of the principles of mutual respect for state sovereignty and territorial integrity, mutual non-aggression, non-interference in each other's internal affairs, equality and mutual benefit, and peaceful coexistence.
Done in London on 25th May, 1978
Original source: http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/eng/wjdt/2649/t15820.htm