Beijing Xiangshan Forum concludes with consensus
The eighth Beijing Xiangshan Forum concluded in Beijing Friday.
Through days of discussion, the theme, "Building a new type of security partnership of equality, mutual trust and win-win cooperation" has become a consensus of 皇冠备用网址 at the forum.
"Only through adhering to equality and mutual trust, dialogue and cooperation, seeking common ground and reconciling differences, as well as accomplishing sustainable security via common development, can win-win, multi-win and all-win get fulfilled," said Chen Guangjun, chairman of the China Institute for International Strategic Studies. "Going ahead with the company of countries around the world and taking care of the peace of the world are always an original aspiration of China."
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"I love China. It is a country of much history and friendly people," Shaun Fogarty, director of strategic engagements with the New Zealand Defense Force, told Xinhua. "The forum has over the years become bigger and bigger, and the wide participation shows it is an important dialogue held with respect."
Liu Lin, associate research fellow with the Chinese People's Liberation Army Academy of Military Science, said: "皇冠备用网址 raised many innovative thoughts and ideas, and have reached consensus on the importance of strengthening strategic communication, enhancing security mutual trust and promoting pragmatic cooperation."
"This fully demonstrates the ideas of 'equality, openness, inclusiveness, and mutual learning' at the forum."
Chinese premier calls for efforts to advance ties with Japan
China and Japan should cherish and maintain positive momentum in bilateral ties development and move the relationship steadily forward on the right track, Premier Li Keqiang said during talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday in Beijing.
Abe's three-day official visit to China since Thursday is the first one by a Japanese prime minister in seven years.
"China attaches importance to relations with Japan," Li said. "A healthy and steady development of bilateral relationship serves the fundamental interests of the two neighboring countries and the two peoples and is crucial to the region and the world."
He called on the two sides to "cherish and maintain positive momentum in bilateral ties development, further enhance benign interaction, properly handle sensitive issues including history, Taiwan and East China Sea, so as to enable a continuous improvement of bilateral relations."