Xinhua News Agency, Honiara, May 27. On May 26 local time, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi introduced the details of his trip to the South Pacific when jointly meeting the press with Foreign Minister Manele of the Solomon Islands in Honiara. Purpose.

  Wang Yi said that in 2018, President Xi Jinping met with the leaders of Pacific island countries collectively, and they agreed to elevate bilateral relations to a comprehensive strategic partnership featuring mutual respect and common development, opening a new chapter in China's relations with island countries.

In recent years, bilateral relations have achieved unprecedented development, bringing tangible benefits to the people of the region and setting a model for South-South cooperation.

Two days ago, the Chinese side released a list of facts about China-Pacific island countries cooperation and a list of cooperation achievements between Guangdong, Fujian and Shandong provinces and island countries, which fully shows that friendly cooperation with island countries has become a joint action of all Chinese departments and localities.

  Wang Yi stressed that China will continue to pursue the "Four Persistences" in developing relations with Pacific island countries.

  The first is to uphold equal treatment.

China has always advocated that all countries, big or small, are equal, and will develop friendly relations with island countries upholding the correct concept of justice, benefit, sincerity, amity and sincerity, and regard island countries as an important part of South-South cooperation and an important partner in building a community with a shared future for mankind.

  The second is to insist on mutual respect.

China always respects the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the island countries, and respects the people of the island countries to explore a development path that suits their own national conditions. In our exchanges and cooperation with the island countries, we do not interfere in the island countries' internal affairs, attach no political conditions, or seek any geopolitical self-interest.

  The third is to adhere to win-win cooperation. China will continue to be an advocate, builder and promoter of the development of Pacific island countries, and is committed to deepening pragmatic cooperation with island countries in various fields, and sincerely helping island countries to develop their economies, improve people's livelihood, and improve their capacity for independent development. The people share the dividends of China's development.

  Fourth, adhere to openness and inclusiveness.

The South Pacific region should be a stage for cooperation, not an arena for vicious competition.

China's cooperation with island countries is not aimed at or interfered with by any country.

At the same time, we respect the various ties that the island country has established with other countries, and are willing to carry out more tripartite cooperation with other countries inside and outside the region with an open attitude.

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