Chinanews.com, Beijing, December 16.
Topic : Xiyandao | Intensive diplomacy after the 20th National Congress reflects China's international responsibility
Reporter Yuan Xiuyue
On the international diplomatic stage in the past month or so, China has attracted much attention.
After the conclusion of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, the Chinese head of state has frequent diplomatic activities.
From the visits of leaders from 8 countries and regions to China, to the intensive summit diplomacy during the "Tour to Southeast Asia", and to the recent landmark "Tour to the Middle East", in just over a month, Xi Jinping met with more than 40 people. international dignitaries.
There is interaction between major countries, but also South-South cooperation; there is good-neighborliness and friendship, and there are dialogues and consultations... According to the evaluation of the international media, China has become a leading force that unites all parties to meet common challenges.
With the successful conclusion of the head of state's diplomacy this year, reporters from Chinanews.com extracted three key words to decode China's international responsibility behind this round of diplomatic upsurge.
On November 15 local time, the 17th G20 Summit was held in Bali, Indonesia.
President Xi Jinping attended and delivered an important speech entitled "Facing the Challenges of the Times and Building a Bright Future Together".
This is Xi Jinping entering the venue.
Photo by Xinhua News Agency reporter Ju Peng
Keyword 1: Manage and control conflicts and differences
Keyword 1: Manage and control conflicts and differences
On the afternoon of November 14th, Bali, Indonesia, ushered in a bilateral event that the international community paid the most attention to during the G20 summit.
Chinese President Xi Jinping meets with US President Joe Biden.
For the first time in three years, the heads of state of China and the United States met face-to-face.
Xi Jinping cut to the chase: "The current situation in Sino-US relations does not conform to the fundamental interests of the two countries and their peoples, nor does it meet the expectations of the international community."
During the more than three-hour meeting, the two heads of state talked about five issues, among which managing conflicts and differences was an important key word.
During the meeting, Xi Jinping expounded China's principled position on the Taiwan issue, expressed his views on the two "democracies" and "different paths" between the two sides, responded to "trade wars, technology wars", and so on.
Regarding differences, Xi Jinping said: "China and the United States are two major countries with different histories, cultures, social systems, and development paths. There have been differences and differences between the past and the present, and there will be differences in the future. However, this should not become an obstacle to the development of Sino-US relations. "
How to manage conflicts and differences?
Xi Jinping pointed out that the key is to abide by the basic norms of international relations and the three Sino-US joint communiqués. This is the key for the two sides to manage and control conflicts and differences, and prevent confrontation and conflicts. It is also the most important protection and safety net for Sino-US relations.
At the same time, Xi Jinping pointed out from a high-level perspective that under the current situation, the common interests of China and the United States are not reduced, but more.
The big era needs a big pattern, and the big pattern calls for a big mind.
During the talks with European Council President Michel, Xi Jinping also stated that there are no fundamental strategic differences and conflicts between China and the EU.
He emphasized that there are differences in history, culture, development level, and ideology between China and Europe. It is normal for the two sides to have different views on some issues, and they should maintain communication and consultation with a constructive attitude.
In addition, when meeting with Australian Prime Minister Albanese, Philippine President Marcos, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, and Italian Prime Minister Meloni, Xi Jinping also mentioned successively that "we must transcend differences", "properly handle differences and disputes", and "take out Political wisdom and responsibility to properly manage and control differences", "seek common ground while reserving differences, and expand consensus", etc.
"Mutual respect, solidarity and cooperation, everyone discusses things and seeks the greatest common divisor." When attending the 29th APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting, Xi Jinping pointed out an important reason for the rapid economic growth of the Asia-Pacific in the past few decades. Inspirational, thought-provoking.
On the afternoon of November 16 local time, President Xi Jinping met with UN Secretary-General Guterres in Bali, Indonesia.
Photo by Xinhua News Agency reporter Yan Yan
Keyword 2: open cooperation
Keyword 2: open cooperation
The world is once again standing at the crossroads of history, and the path to follow depends on the choices of the people of all countries.
China's answer is consistent openness and cooperation.
"Countries should respect each other, seek common ground while reserving differences, coexist peacefully, and promote the construction of an open world economy. They should not be beggar-thy-neighbor, build 'small courtyards and high walls', and engage in closed and exclusive 'small circles'." Xi Jinping pointed out in his speech at the G20 Bali Summit .
During the meeting between Xi Jinping and Biden, he also stated that the two sides should respect each other, benefit each other, focus on the overall situation, and provide a good atmosphere and stable relationship for cooperation between the two parties.
During talks with European Council President Michel, Xi Jinping said that Europe is an important partner and beneficiary of China's rapid development.
China will implement high-level opening up and accelerate the establishment of a new development pattern. The European side is welcome to continue to participate and continue to win-win.
"The world is one, and countries should cooperate with each other instead of seeking 'decoupling'." When meeting with Dutch Prime Minister Rutte, Xi Jinping said so.
China's openness and cooperation reflect its broad-mindedness.
As emphasized in the report of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, Chinese-style modernization is a modernization that follows the path of peaceful development.
Over the years, cooperation between China and many countries has achieved fruitful results.
When meeting with German Chancellor Scholz, Xi Jinping pointed out that in the past 50 years, China-Germany practical cooperation has continued to deepen, and the scale of bilateral trade has increased by nearly a thousand times, serving the economic and social development of the two countries.
During his busy schedule in Bali, Xi Jinping and Indonesian President Joko Widodo jointly witnessed the trial operation of the Jakarta-Bandung high-speed rail.
The Jakarta-Bandung high-speed rail is the first high-speed rail in Southeast Asia, and it is also the first time that China's high-speed rail has a full system, all elements, and a full industrial chain implemented overseas.
In this regard, Xi Jinping pointed out that China-Indonesia cooperation has made tangible achievements, which not only benefited the people of the two countries, but also exerted positive influence at the regional and global levels.
"Establish the right position in the world and walk the way in the world." China does not engage in geopolitical cliques, does not engage in small calculations of geopolitical self-interest, and puts heart-to-heart friendship and righteousness first. It has been sincerely supported and widely welcomed by many countries.
During the "Tour to the Middle East", leaders of several Arab countries stated that there is no upper limit for friendly cooperation with China.
"Saudi Arabia looks forward to increasing mutual support with China and working together to elevate the comprehensive strategic partnership between Saudi Arabia and China to a higher level." Saudi Crown Prince and Prime Minister Mohammed said during the talks.
On November 25, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and President Xi Jinping held a welcome ceremony for the First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and Cuban President Díaz-Canel, who was on a state visit to China, at the Great Hall of the People.
Photo by China News Agency reporter Du Yang
Keyword 3: sincere mutual assistance
Keyword 3: sincere mutual assistance
During the meeting with President Hassan of Tanzania, Xi Jinping talked about the Tazara Railway.
When China itself was still poor, it tightened its belt to help African brothers build the Tanzania-Zambia Railway, which has since become a monument of China-Tanzania and China-Africa friendship.
Xi Jinping has always cared about developing countries.
During his visit to Tanzania in 2013, he pointed out that China's cooperation with African countries needs to uphold the concept of truthfulness, amity and sincerity, which has now become the basic policy concept guiding China's solidarity and cooperation with developing countries.
When meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Shabaz, Xi Jinping said that China and Pakistan are good friends, good partners and good brothers.
In recent years, the two countries have supported each other and forged ahead despite the world's changes and chaos, demonstrating the "hardcore" friendship between China and Pakistan.
Shabaz expressed his heartfelt thanks to the Chinese government and people for their valuable assistance in fighting the COVID-19 epidemic in Pakistan, as well as their generous assistance after Pakistan suffered catastrophic floods.
"No country is as sincere as China in helping developing countries such as Pakistan," he said.
Have the world in mind, establish yourself and reach others.
In his speech at the G20 Bali Summit, Xi Jinping said: "The prosperity and stability of the world cannot be established on the basis that the poor get poorer and the rich get richer. Every country wants to live a good life, and modernization is not the privilege of any country. .”
The community concept of "common development of all countries is the real development" has been warmly echoed by the majority of developing countries.
Senegalese President Sall told Xi Jinping that he was grateful for China's valuable help to Senegal and African countries, and he was the first to publicly support the initiative of the African Union to join the G20.
Chilean President Boric said that he is willing to learn from China's experience in governing the country and deepen cooperation in infrastructure, poverty reduction, digital economy and other fields.
The First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and Cuban President Diaz-Canel said that in the face of the extremely complex and severe political and economic situation, Cuba will take China as a model to creatively face challenges and realize the goal of building socialism.
"In terms of helping developing countries develop together, China's efforts are unparalleled." United Nations Secretary-General Guterres commented.
"All things grow together without harming each other, and the way runs parallel without conflicting." The report of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China pointed out that only when countries follow the world's way, live in harmony and cooperate with each other for win-win results, can prosperity last and security be guaranteed.
This sentence expresses China's determination and actions to promote the building of a community with a shared future for mankind, and also expresses China's responsibility and commitment to keep the world in mind.