Wang Yi Talks about the Six-point Consensus and Specific Results of the First China-Pacific Island Countries Foreign Ministers' Meeting

2021-10-21 19:53

On October 21, 2021, the first  China-Pacific Island Countries Foreign Ministers' Meeting was held via video  link. The participants had an in-depth exchange of views on elevating the  comprehensive strategic partnership between the two sides to a new level.

Wang Yi summarized the six-point  consensus and specific results reached by both sides:

First, we need to enhance mutual  trust and continue to understand and support one another on the issues  concerning each other's core interests.

Second, we need to continue  enhancing anti-pandemic cooperation, ensuring people's health and safety, and  achieving complete victory over the pandemic together.

Third, we need to support the  Global Development Initiative, advance high-quality Belt and Road cooperation,  and promote shared development and revitalization.

Fourth, we need to work together  to tackle global challenges, and expand and deepen cooperation on climate  change, marine environment protection and other issues.

Fifth, we need to uphold and  practice multilateralism, and safeguard the international system with the United  Nations at its core and the international order based on international law.

Sixth, we need to establish a  regular meeting mechanism of China-Pacific Island Countries foreign ministers  and promote the long-term and steady operation of the mechanism.

Wang Yi said that the meeting  also produced specific results, such as establishing China-Pacific Island  Countries emergency supplies reserve, poverty alleviation and cooperative  development center, and climate change cooperation center, and hosting  China-Pacific Island Countries Fishery Cooperation and Development Forum. China  is ready to continue close communication with all parties, bring more benefits  to all the people through the meeting mechanism of China-Pacific Island  Countries foreign ministers, and create new highlights of regional  cooperation.