China to more actively engage in International affairs: FM
BEIJING: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has delivered a speech outlining China’s economic development and its foreign policy.
He was speaking during his visit to United States where he held wide-ranging talks with the US Secretary of State John Kerry. In his address, Wang said China would adhere to its reform and opening-up policy, and more actively engage in international affairs.
As a major part of his speech to the U.S. think tank, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Minister Wang Yied to assure the listeners that China’s development is still well on track.
“A hard landing for China’s economy won’t happen, and China’s reform and opening-up policy won’t end.”
Wang Yi said an important mission of China’s foreign policy is to maintain a stable and friendly external environment to help realize the nation’s renaissance. However, he added the task is not easy.
“Now the world is not so peaceful, and one of the most important reasons is that the mission of the United Nations Charter has not been well implemented. The principles such as nonintervention of internal affairs and peaceful settlement of disputes have been abandoned.
“Wang Yi vowed that China would never force other countries to accept its social system and development philosophy, adding that the China-proposed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank was aimed at helping improve the current international financial system, while the Silk Road initiatives at serving local development in all participating countries.