President Xi speaks on developing countries


President Xi Jinping expressed the view of developing countries by presenting proposals to maintain world peace and boost global development at the BRICS summit, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi told reporters on Friday evening. journalists.

Wang’s comment came after Xi attended a series of BRICS-related meetings, China’s most important diplomatic event ahead of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) later this year.

Xi hosted the 14th BRICS Summit and the High-Level Dialogue on Global Development in Beijing via video link on Thursday and Friday, respectively. He virtually attended the opening ceremony of the BRICS Business Forum on Wednesday.

“It is of great significance to jointly uphold international justice, revitalize global development and promote building a community with a shared future for mankind,” Wang said.
At the BRICS summit, President Xi further developed the Global Security Initiative, which he first raised at the Boao Forum for Asia 2022 annual conference in April, Wang said. .

President Xi stressed that as important emerging markets and developing countries, BRICS countries should shoulder the responsibility of contributing to global stability by promoting fairness, justice and solidarity while opposing the intimidation, hegemony and division, Wang said.

President Xi said BRICS countries should uphold genuine multilateralism, safeguard the international system with the UN at its core as well as the international order based on international law, according to Wang.

At the High-Level Dialogue on Global Development, President Xi said it is important that we put development at the top of the international agenda and implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, saying said Mr. Wang.

He stressed that the North and the South must work in the same direction to forge a united, equal, balanced and inclusive global development partnership and that in this process, no country or individual should be left behind, said Mr. Wang.

He pledged that China will take pragmatic measures to provide continued support for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development by allocating more resources to global development cooperation, according to Wang.

Besides the BRICS countries, the leaders of the rotating G20 presidency, Indonesia, the rotating APEC presidency, Thailand, the rotating ASEAN presidency, Cambodia, Egypt, Iran and other emerging economies and developing countries have also joined the dialogue, demonstrating its broad representation and international influence, Wang noted.

President Xi called for efforts to steer globalization toward healthy development, increase the representation and voice of emerging markets and developing economies in global economic governance, Wang said.

He urged major developed economies to adopt responsible economic policies to avoid negative spillovers from their policies and prevent serious shocks to developing countries, according to Wang.

BRICS countries, which account for 42 percent of the world’s population and 25 percent of the global economy, represent the trend of the collective rise of major developing countries, Wang said.

The BRICS mechanism has become the most influential South-South cooperation platform, Wang said, adding that President Xi said BRICS membership should be expanded to allow like-minded partners to join as soon as possible.

The BRICS consist of five major emerging economies, namely Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

As ASEAN Chair in 2022, Cambodia will endeavor to play a more active role in further enhancing ASEAN cooperation with all partners to promote post-crisis economic recovery in an inclusive, sustainable and sustainable manner. resilient towards achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. . .

This commitment was underscored by Prime Minister Hun Sen during the BRICS-Plus Leaders’ High-Level Dialogue on Global Development, which was held on June 24 via video conference.

Hun Sen said BRICS-Plus cooperation is an important opportunity to strengthen partnership with other countries to establish a platform to promote practical cooperation in key priority sectors to create job opportunities, reduce poverty and ensure food and energy security, aiming at achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Xinhua/AKP

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