Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi meets with Singaporean Foreign Minister Wang Yi: All-round cooperation between China and Singapore reflects forward-looking bilateral relations

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Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi (R) meets with Singaporean Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishna, who is accompanying Singaporean President Halimah To the opening ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games, at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, capital of China, February 4, 2018.Beijing (Reuters) – The Beijing Winter Olympic Games, which opened as scheduled, will bring confidence and joy to people of all countries in the face of the epidemic, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said.Government representatives from 66 countries and regions attended the opening ceremony, demonstrating their support for the Olympic spirit and China’s hosting of the Games.China welcomes President Halimah’s special trip to China to join us.We believe that the Beijing Winter Olympics will be a great success and make a mark in the Olympic history of mankind.Vivian Spoke highly of China’s development achievements, saying that the biggest change in the world in the past century is China’s rapid development and progress, and he is confident that China will achieve the second Centenary Goal as scheduled.He said that in 2008, I attended the opening ceremony of the Summer Olympic Games in Beijing. It is a great honor to come to China again and witness Beijing becoming the “Double Olympic City”.Singapore and China enjoy a special and close relationship, with frequent economic and trade exchanges, active exchanges in various fields and fruitful practical cooperation.The two sides have supported each other during the epidemic, which is a vivid example of the saying “a friend in need is a friend indeed”.New Zealand is ready to work with China to further deepen the all-round cooperative partnership advancing with The Times.Singapore highly appreciates and actively participates in the Belt and Road Initiative, and is ready to work with China to speed up the construction of new land-sea corridors and strengthen cooperation in digital economy, green development, connectivity, infrastructure and third-party markets.Singapore welcomes China’s offer to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Digital Economy Partnership.Singapore hopes to resume high-level visits as soon as possible after the outbreak is brought under control.Wang said the all-round cooperation between China and New Zealand advancing with The Times fully demonstrates the unique and forward-looking nature of bilateral relations.The two countries have always understood, trusted and supported each other.Long-term sound and stable china-New Zealand relations and deepening practical cooperation are conducive to the development and revitalization of our respective countries and serve as a model for state-to-state relations.China appreciates Singapore’s consistent understanding and support for China’s reform and opening-up process and its efforts to explore new areas and space for cooperation with China.China is ready to work with New Zealand to inject fresh impetus into bilateral relations and achieve common development and prosperity at a higher level.The two sides exchanged views on the South China Sea issue.Wang stressed that this year marks the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea (DOC).Facts have proved that the ideas and measures of fully and effectively implementing the DOC and accelerating coC consultations are entirely correct. We need to overcome the difficulties of the epidemic and resume offline COC consultations as soon as possible.China is ready to work with ASEAN countries to enhance mutual trust, remove interference and jointly uphold peace and stability in the South China Sea.The two sides also exchanged views on the situation in the Asia-Pacific region and China-Us relations.On the Myanmar issue, Wang said That China always supports ASEAN centrality, supports ASEAN in maintaining unity and promoting proper settlement of Myanmar-related issues in an ASEAN way.Source: China Foreign Ministry, China News Service Editor: Tan Xiyuan