China News Service, Beijing, November 26. On the 26th, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks with Danish Minister of Foreign Affairs Keford in Anji, Zhejiang.

  Wang Yi said that Denmark was one of the first Western countries to recognize and establish diplomatic relations with the People's Republic of China. It is also China's only comprehensive strategic partner in Northern Europe.

The history of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries over 70 years shows that as long as the two sides respect the system and path chosen by the people of each other, take care of each other’s legitimate and reasonable concerns, continuously deepen mutual trust, and consolidate the political foundation of the relationship between the two countries, the relationship between the two countries can continue to develop in a healthy manner. Cooperation can achieve results, and the two peoples can achieve tangible benefits.

China appreciates the Danish side’s adherence to the one-China principle and is willing to work with the Danish side to continue to adhere to the positioning of the two countries’ partners, the principle of seeking common ground while reserving differences, the direction of mutual benefit and win-win, and the concept of green openness, strengthening political leadership and strategic alignment, and promoting China-Denmark relations Achieve new and greater development.

  Wang Yi said that China-Denmark cooperation is highly complementary, and the two sides have achieved gratifying results in cooperation in areas such as climate change, energy efficiency, water resources management, intellectual property rights, technological innovation, and food safety.

China's construction of a new development pattern will open up broader prospects for Sino-Danish cooperation. China welcomes more high-quality Danish products to enter the Chinese market and is willing to facilitate Danish enterprises' investment in China.

At the same time, it is hoped that the Danish side will create a good business environment for Chinese companies in accordance with the principles of fairness, transparency and non-discrimination.

The two sides should also strengthen people-to-people and cultural exchanges, enhance mutual understanding, and create a sound atmosphere of public opinion and a foundation of public opinion for the development of bilateral relations.

  Kefferd said that the Danish side has always adhered to its position as a comprehensive strategic partnership between Denmark and China, and regarded it as the cornerstone of developing relations with China.

Denmark adheres to the one-China principle and has been conducting dialogue and cooperation with China based on the principles of mutual respect and management of differences to achieve strong development of bilateral relations.

The Danish side agrees to give full play to the complementary advantages of the two countries and push bilateral relations to a new level.

Denmark is an open economy. Chinese companies are welcome to invest in Denmark and will not discriminate or discriminate against any company.

Congratulations to China for hosting the Beijing Winter Olympics. Danish athletes are looking forward to participating.

The Danish side highly appreciates China’s establishment of carbon peak and carbon neutral targets and announcing that it will no longer build new coal power projects overseas. This fully demonstrates China’s global leadership and is willing to strengthen cooperation with China in various fields such as climate change and sustainable development. Responding to global challenges.

  The two sides also exchanged views on China-EU relations.

Wang Yi said that China and the EU are partners, not rivals, and there is vast room for cooperation between the two sides and there is huge potential for cooperation.

The healthy and stable development of China-EU relations is in the common interests of both sides. Both sides should overcome obstacles, remove interference, meet each other halfway, and maintain the basic positioning of a comprehensive strategic partnership. It is hoped that Denmark will play a constructive role in this regard.

Kefferd said that China is an important partner of the European Union, and Denmark supports the strengthening of cooperation between Europe and China.

Europe and China may not always agree, but I believe that the two sides can find an appropriate way to maintain contact and dialogue.

  The two sides also exchanged views on the situation in Afghanistan and other international and regional issues of common concern.

  The two parties announced the launch of a new version of the "China-Denmark Joint Work Plan" for negotiations.

During Kefferd's visit to China, the competent authorities of both sides signed cooperation documents on climate change, environmental protection, water resources management, intellectual property rights, and food safety.

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