China has always taken Zambia's debt issues seriously and will jointly work for a better solution, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Friday.

Wang Wenbin, a spokesperson of the ministry, made the remarks at a regular news briefing when answering a question regarding Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema saying he wants to meet with President Xi Jinping to get Zambia's debt restructuring done. (Reporting by Beijing Newsroom; Editing by Toby Chopra)