South Korea and Japan sent invitations to China. Starting on the 24th, Wang Yi has important itineraries and strong signals
Currently, the new crown epidemic is still spreading globally. Relevant data quoted by Haiwai.com on the 20th showed that there were a total of 57,154,289 confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia worldwide, a total of 1,363,817 deaths, and more than 10,000 confirmed cases in 116 countries and regions. The global epidemic continues to spread and the world economy faces severe challenges. World Bank Chief Economist Carmen Reinhart warned, “This did not start as a financial crisis, but it is evolving It has become a major economic crisis with very serious financial consequences. There is still a long way to go.” In the context of the global economic difficulties, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi will have an important itinerary starting on the 24th.
According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website, at the regular press conference of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on November 20, Spokesperson Zhao Lijian announced:At the invitation of Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Toshimitsu Motegi, and Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs Kang Kyungwa, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi will be held from November 24 to Official visits to Japan and South Korea were made on the 27th.
The timing of Wang Yi’s visit to Japan and South Korea is very delicate. On the 15th, the 15 Asia-Pacific countries successfully signed the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement. The first trade agreement jointly participated by China, Japan and South Korea was born, and the economic cooperation between the three countries has become closer. Therefore, Wang Yi’s important itinerary has attracted great attention from the outside world.
There are foreign media reporters at the press conference In the last question, the Japanese Prime Minister said that Japan intends to expand the membership of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). When Wang Yi visits Tokyo, will he discuss China’s accession to the CPTPP with Japan?
p style=”text-align:start” >In response, Zhao Lijian said that China has always been a staunch supporter of trade liberalization and facilitation, as well as cooperation and cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region. An important participant in economic integration. Regarding different free trade arrangements, as long as they conform to the direction of economic integration in the Asia-Pacific region, comply with the principles of transparency, openness, and tolerance, and are conducive to safeguarding the global free trade system with the WTO at its core, China has a positive and open attitude. Zhao Lijian also stated, “Currently, China-Japan relations continue to develop steadily. China is willing to work with Japan to implement important consensus reached by leaders through this visit, enhance high-level communication, deepen cooperation in anti-epidemic and resumption of production, strengthen coordination of international and regional affairs, and promote China Japan-Japan relations are moving forward in a healthy and stable manner.”