International scholars praised Chinese President Xi Jinping’s speech at a two-day conference on China’s foreign affairs, which elaborated on various topics, including China’s vision to build a community with a shared future for mankind.
In an address at the Central Conference on Work Relating to Foreign Affairs held in Beijing, Xi, who is also general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and chairman of the Central Military Commission, underscored the importance of keeping in mind both internal and international imperatives, focusing on realizing China’s rejuvenation and promoting human progress, and contributing to the building of a community with a shared future for mankind.
He also urged efforts to firmly safeguard China’s sovereignty, security and development interests, take an active part in leading the reform of the global governance system, and build a more complete network of global partnerships, so that new advances will be made in major country diplomacy with Chinese characteristics to create a favorable environment for, and make due contributions to, building a moderately prosperous society and a great modern socialist country in all aspects.
Saying that Xi’s speech clearly defines China’s foreign policy, experts from different parts of the world expressed the belief that China will, with concrete actions, safeguard regional and global peace, promote global development, actively push forward the reform of the global governance system and realize the grand vision of building a community with a shared future for mankind.
Kirill Batygin, head of MandarinPro, a community of translators that focuses on the study of the Chinese language in Russia, said that the main ideas in Xi’s speech are actually the guiding principles for China’s diplomatic work.—Xinhua