Beijing, 8 Aug (ZXS) -- Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Mao Ning announced on 9 August that Wang Yi, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and foreign minister, will visit Singapore, Malaysia, and Cambodia from 9 to 8 August at the invitation of Singaporean Foreign Minister Vivian, Malaysian Foreign Minister Zamberi, and Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pra Sokhon.

On the 9th, the spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs also answered reporters' questions on Wang Yi's consideration of this visit and how China views the current relations with the three countries.

The spokesman said that this year marks the 10th anniversary of President Xi Jinping's proposal to build a community with a shared future for mankind and the "Belt and Road" initiative, and Southeast Asian countries have always been at the forefront of practicing the concept of a community with a shared future for mankind and are important partners of China's cooperation in jointly building the "Belt and Road". At present, China's relations with Singapore, Malaysia and Cambodia have maintained a good momentum of development. China and Singapore have established an all-round and high-quality forward-looking partnership, China and Malaysia have reached a consensus on jointly building a community of common destiny, and China and Cambodia are actively building a high-quality, high-level and high-standard China-Cambodia community of common destiny in the new era.

The spokesman said that China looks forward to strengthening strategic communication with the three Southeast Asian countries through this visit, implementing the new positioning of China-New Zealand relations, deepening the construction of a community of shared future between China and Malaysia and China and Cambodia, deepening high-quality cooperation in jointly building the "Belt and Road", and promoting bilateral relations to a new level. China is also willing to work with the three countries to promote the implementation of the Global Development Initiative, the Global Security Initiative and the Global Civilization Initiative, promote economic recovery, maintain peace and tranquility, deepen exchanges and mutual learning, and make greater contributions to regional and world peace, stability, development and prosperity. (End)