China News Agency, Beijing, May 20. Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi hosted a video dialogue between the foreign ministers of BRICS and emerging markets and developing countries in Beijing on the evening of the 19th.

South African Foreign Minister Pandor, Brazilian Foreign Minister Franza, Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov, Indian Foreign Minister Jaishankar and other BRICS foreign ministers, as well as Kazakhstan's Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Treuberdi, Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Faisal, and Argentina's Foreign Minister Cafiero, Egyptian Foreign Minister Shukri, Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno, Nigerian Foreign Minister Onyeama, Senegalese Foreign Minister Aishata, UAE Minister of State Sayeh, and representatives of the Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Thailand and other guest ministers attended the meeting.

  Wang Yi said that five years ago, President Xi Jinping proposed the "BRICS+" cooperation model, which has received positive support and enthusiastic responses from all parties, enriching and enhancing the value of the "BRICS".

Facing the current risks and challenges, it is more important than ever to strengthen the solidarity and cooperation between emerging market countries and developing countries.

We held the "BRICS+" dialogue event at the foreign minister level for the first time, which is of great significance for further expanding the cooperation between the BRICS countries and other emerging market countries and developing countries.

  Wang Yi made three points:

  First, we must uphold multilateralism.

In the face of unprecedented changes and turmoil, multilateralism is the guarantee for emerging markets and developing countries to survive.

The key to upholding true multilateralism is to adhere to extensive consultation, joint contribution and shared benefits, to advocate openness and inclusiveness, and to oppose closure and exclusion.

We must firmly uphold the international system with the United Nations at its core, oppose forming cliques to form "small circles", and oppose coercing other countries to choose sides.

It is necessary to promote the global governance system to better reflect the legitimate concerns and reasonable demands of most countries, especially developing countries.

Not long ago, President Xi Jinping proposed a global security initiative. China is willing to work with all parties to promote the implementation of the initiative, strengthen global security governance, and safeguard world peace and tranquility.

  Second, we must insist on focusing on development.

Development is our common pursuit and the mission of global governance.

It is necessary to promote the international community to prioritize development in global governance, compose the "main theme" of common development, and play a "symphony" of sustainable development.

President Xi Jinping put forward a global development initiative, emphasizing that development should be prioritized and people-centered, so as to promote a stronger, greener and healthier global development.

China is willing to increase investment in development cooperation, work with other countries to push forward the initiative, build a global development partnership, and create an international environment conducive to development, so that development results can benefit more developing countries.

  Wang Yi said that at present, the trend of "de-globalization" is on the rise, and unilateral sanctions and technological barriers are prevalent, which has a serious impact on the economic and social development of emerging markets and developing countries.

We must adhere to the linking instead of decoupling, complement the chain but keep the chain, so that developing countries can better integrate into the international division of labor and cooperation, and share the dividends of globalization.

It is necessary to promote global science and technology governance and allow developing countries to catch the fast train of innovation and development.

We need to strengthen global health governance to ensure equitable access to vaccines in developing countries and bridge the immunization gap.

  Third, we must adhere to win-win cooperation.

The collective rise of emerging markets and developing countries has become an irreversible trend of the times.

Developing countries have become an important engine driving world economic growth and a new force driving the evolution of the international landscape. They have gradually transformed from followers of global governance to conscious promoters.

In the past, developing countries joined hands in the anti-imperialist and anti-colonial struggle to usher in a new era of independent development.

Today, we must make concerted efforts to improve global governance and jointly strive for greater space for development.

It is necessary to uphold the spirit of solidarity and mutual assistance, carry out South-South cooperation on a larger scale, in a wider area and at a deeper level, enhance the power of international discourse, agenda setting and rule-making, and promote the development of the global governance system in a more just and reasonable direction.

It is necessary to strengthen the docking of development strategies, deepen practical cooperation, and achieve self-improvement through unity.

It is necessary to respect the development path of each country that suits its own national conditions, promote world multi-polarization, pluralism of civilizations and democratization of international relations, and safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of developing countries.

  Wang Yi said that China will always be a member of the big family of developing countries, and will always stand with the vast number of developing countries, adhere to the common values ​​of peace, development, fairness, justice, democracy and freedom for all mankind, and make unremitting efforts to build a community with a shared future for mankind. effort.

The "BRICS+" cooperation model is born for cooperation and thrives on development. More countries are welcome to join in to jointly promote the democratization of international relations, the universalization of the world economy, and the rationalization of global governance, so as to jointly create a bright future and a bright future.

  The foreign ministers who attended the meeting thanked China for its initiative to hold the "BRICS+" Foreign Ministers' Dialogue, and believed that in the face of new challenges in the current international situation, "BRICS+" cooperation is very important and will help promote the unity and cooperation of emerging market countries and developing countries. , to better play a role in international affairs, increase its representation and voice in global governance, and better safeguard the common interests of developing countries.

All parties expressed their willingness to continue to deepen the strategic communication and coordination between the BRICS and emerging market countries, so as to promote the reform of global governance in a direction that is more just, reasonable, inclusive and democratic.

  The foreign ministers at the meeting expressed that they should support the promotion of multilateralism, safeguard the purposes and principles of the UN Charter, and safeguard the cornerstone of the survival and development of developing countries.

It is necessary to adhere to unity and cooperation to fight the epidemic, continue to strengthen cooperation in vaccine and drug research and development, and help developing countries improve their anti-epidemic capabilities.

It is necessary to strengthen South-South cooperation, build a global development partnership, and promote the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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