Hungarian Foreign Minister stated to Wang Yi that he will never adopt discriminatory policies against Chinese companies
Overseas Network, November 21st According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website, on November 20, 2020, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi had a telephone conversation with Hungarian Foreign Minister Sijaldo at an appointment.
Wang Yi said that China-Hungary relations have maintained a good momentum of development. Under the strategic guidance of the leaders of the two countries, mutual trust has been continuously consolidated and cooperation in various fields has progressed smoothly. Economic and trade exchanges have grown against the trend, showing strong resilience and a broader space for cooperation. Zhengzhou-Budapest cargo flights opened an efficient and convenient”air corridor” between the two sides, and symbolic cooperation projects such as the Hungary-Serbia Railway made positive progress. China supports Chinese companies to invest and start businesses in Hungary, supports Chinese companies to carry out vaccine cooperation with Hungary in accordance with laws and regulations, and will continue to facilitate Hungary’s procurement of anti-epidemic materials in China.
Wang Yi said that under the epidemic situation, the China-Central and Eastern European countries (17+1) cooperation mechanism has played an active role in the cooperation between the two sides to fight the epidemic, showing the endogenous motivation of the mechanism and the needs of countries. Hungary is an important participant in the”17+1 cooperation”, and China is willing to work with Hungary and other Central and Eastern European countries to carry out exchanges and cooperation in various fields of 17+1 in a flexible manner.
Wang Yi said that the current international situation has entered a period of turbulent change. China and Hungary should strengthen strategic communication and coordination, safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of the two countries, and contribute to the promotion of world peace and stability. It is expected that Hungary will continue to play an active role in maintaining and promoting China-EU relations.
Sijaldo highly appreciates the important results of the anti-epidemic cooperation between the two countries, and hopes that China will continue to provide support and convenience for Hungary’s procurement of anti-epidemic drugs and vaccines in China. Sijaldo said that developing relations with China and promoting EU-China friendship are in the interests of Hungary. Hungary opposes interference by external forces in China’s internal affairs, and will continue to promote Hungary-China relations on the basis of mutual respect, and is willing to play a positive role in the healthy development of EU-China relations. Welcome China to expand investment in Hungary, and Hungary will never adopt discriminatory policies against Chinese companies. Hungary has always been a strong supporter of”17+1 cooperation”.