On November 6, 2013, State Councilor Yang Jiechi met in Beijing with visiting Sierra Leonean Foreign Minister Samura Mathew Wilson Kamara.

Yang Jiechi expressed that China-Sierra Leone relations have developed smoothly since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the countries 42 years ago, and have gathered good momentum in the recent years. China is ready to join efforts with Sierra Leone to well implement the important consensus reached by President Xi Jinping and President Ernest Bai Koroma during their meeting in June this year and promote the bilateral friendly cooperative relations to continuously bear new fruits.