China News Agency, Beijing, August 9. Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks with visiting South Korean Foreign Minister Park Jin in Qingdao, Shandong on the 9th.
Wang Yi said that this year coincides with the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and the ROK.
Confucius said, "Stand up at thirty."
China-ROK relations have gone through trials and hardships and should be more mature, independent and stable.
History and practice have proved that China and the ROK have always been neighbors in security and commonality, and partners in mutual need.
Mutual respect, support and achievement between the two sides have not only brought important benefits to the two countries and peoples, but also provided stability to the peace, development and prosperity of the region.
Wang Yi stressed that facing the next 30 years, both sides should sum up useful experience and grasp the overall situation of the development and stability of bilateral relations.
We should adhere to independence and freedom from external interference; we should adhere to good-neighborliness and friendship, and take care of each other's major concerns; we should adhere to openness and win-win results, and maintain stable and smooth production and supply chains; we should adhere to equality and respect and non-interference in each other's internal affairs; we should adhere to multilateralism and abide by the UN Charter Purpose principle.
These five "shoulds" are the greatest common divisor of the will of the two peoples and the inevitable requirement of the trend of the times.
The Chinese side is willing to work with the ROK side to adhere to the positioning of the strategic partnership of cooperation determined by the two sides and promote the healthy and stable development of China-ROK relations.
Park Jin said that in the face of increasing global turmoil and the world entering a period of great transformation, the ROK side is willing to take the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries as an opportunity, on the basis of the ROK-China strategic cooperative partnership, to respect each other, equality and mutual benefit, enhance mutual trust, and carry out open and inclusive cooperation. , to make the relationship between the two countries more mature and healthy.