|Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi answers questions during a news conference on the sidelines of the first session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, March 9, 2013. (Xinhua/Ding Lin)|
Int'l situation to go through profound, complex changes: FM
BEIJING, March 9 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said here Saturday that in the next five to ten years, the international situation will continue to go through profound and complex changes.
"We need to have a proper judgment of implications and changes of conditions of China's important period of strategic opportunities. We will continue to hold high the banner of peace, development, cooperation and mutual benefit and call for the spirit of equality, mutual trust, inclusiveness, mutual learning and win-win cooperation," Yang said.
China's new president to attend BRICS leaders' summit in S Africa
China's new president will attend the fifth leaders' summit of BRICS countries in South Africa, Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said here Saturday.
The visit by the new president will give impetus to the strengthening of partnership among BRICS countries, improvement of the BRICS mechanism, and the promotion of cooperation between BRICS nations and African countries as well as countries in other regions, Yang told a press conference on the sidelines of the annual meeting of the National People's Congress, China's top legislature.
New president's visit to inject impetus to Sino-Russian ties: FM
China will take the opportunity of new president's visit to Russia to inject a strong impetus to its comprehensive and strategic partnership with Russia, said Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi at a press conference on Saturday.
China to be more actively involved in int'l affairs: FM
China will be more actively involved in international affairs and play its due role to make the international system more just and equitable, Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said Saturday.
Japan should not escalate tension over Diaoyu islands: China's FM
Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi on Saturday urged Japan to face up to reality and correct its mistakes over the Diaoyu islands issue, and work with China to properly address the issue to "prevent the current tension from escalating and getting out of control."
China calls for comprehensive, balanced approach to solve Korean Peninsula nuclear issue
China said Saturday that the only correct solution to the Korean nuclear issue is to hold negotiations and resolve all parties's concerns in a comprehensive and balanced way.
China's trade volume with neighbors exceeds trade with Europe, U.S.: FM
China's trade with neighboring countries has exceeded the total trade volume that China had with Europe and the United States, Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said here Saturday.
Chinese FM urges respect of Africa's choice for partners
Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi Saturday urged all parties to respect African countries in choosing cooperative partners by themselves..
China welcomes U.S. constructive role in Asia Pacific and urges U.S. respect for China's interests and concerns
Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said here Saturday that China welcomes a constructive role of the United States in Asia Pacific while asking respect from the U.S. for China's interests and concerns in the region.
Sanctions not fundamental way of solving Korean Peninsula nuclear issue: FM
China's Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said Saturday that sanctions are not the fundamental way of solving the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue.
FM opposes EU moves against China's PV products
China opposed the European Union's anti-dumping and countervailing duty investigation against the Chinese photovoltaic products, Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said Saturday.