(Fighting New Crown Pneumonia) Ministry of Foreign Affairs: China will work together with countries around the world to overcome difficulties
China News Agency, Beijing, March 12 (Reporter Zhang Ziyang) Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman Geng Shuang said in Beijing on the 12th that China will work together with the rest of the world to overcome the difficulties and contribute China's strength and victory to the ultimate victory of the global epidemic. China's wisdom has worked with all parties to promote the building of a community of human destiny in the fight against the epidemic.
Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang
At a regular press conference on the same day, a reporter asked: On the 11th, WHO Director-General Tan Desai stated that he was deeply concerned about the alarming spread and severity of new coronary pneumonia and the degree of inaction in some countries. We assessed that neocoronary pneumonia can be described as a global epidemic. What is China's comment?
Geng Shuang said that according to the latest notification from the WHO website, the new crown pneumonia epidemic has appeared in more than 100 countries around the world, and the epidemic situation in some countries is more serious. The WHO evaluation believes that the epidemic has the characteristics of a pandemic, and emphasizes that calling this epidemic a global epidemic will not change WHO's assessment of the threat of the virus, nor will it change WHO and countries should Work carried out. WHO is doing this to reiterate its call on Member States to invest more political commitment and resources in the fight against the epidemic.
Geng Shuang said that after the outbreak of the new crown pneumonia epidemic, the Chinese government adopted the most comprehensive, strictest, and most thorough prevention and control measures in a highly responsible manner towards the Chinese people and the people of the world, and waged a determined struggle against the epidemic. After arduous efforts, the situation of China's epidemic prevention and control has changed positively and achieved important results in a staged manner.
Geng Shuang said that China's fight against the epidemic is an important part of the global epidemic prevention and control fight. China's efforts and achievements have made important contributions to fighting the global epidemic. In the next step, China is willing to contribute to the global fight against epidemics while continuing to do a good job in preventing and controlling its epidemic situation. Yesterday here I have introduced five major measures for China to strengthen cooperation with the international community to deal with the epidemic, including strengthening communication and coordination with WHO and the international community, sharing and exchanging anti-epidemic experiences with countries around the world, and dispatching medical experts to countries in need Team, providing aid to the international community in epidemic prevention materials, and conducting scientific and technological cooperation with all parties. China will maintain close communication and cooperation with the international community and actively promote the implementation of these five major measures.
"The virus is the common enemy of mankind, and the epidemic has no national borders." Geng Shuang said that China will work together with countries in the world to overcome difficulties and contribute China's strength and wisdom to the ultimate victory of the global fight against the epidemic. In the course of the epidemic, the building of a community of human destiny was promoted. (Finish)