Home
Letters to Editor
Domestic
World
Business & Trade
Culture & Science
Travel
Society
Government
Opinions
Policy Making in Depth
People
Investment
Life
Books/Reviews
News of This Week
Learning Chinese
Ceremony in Beijing Commemorates September 11 Incident

Vice Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing, on behalf of the Chinese government, attended a ceremony hosted Tuesday evening in Beijing by Michael William Marine, US minister counselor to China, to commemorate the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in Washington D.C.. Li reiterated the stance of the Chinese government and said China is ready to work with the US to strengthen dialogues and cooperation in anti-terrorism issues.

Li expressed sympathy for the relatives of those who died or were injured during the attacks as well as the US people as a whole.

He said that, just as Chinese President Jiang Zemin had said over the phone to US President George W. Bush, the attacks were a challenge to the sincere aspirations for peace of the peoples of the whole world.

He said that the Chinese government opposes any form of terrorism, strongly condemning the horrifying incident.

He noted that China and the US have conducted fruitful consultations and cooperation in the field of anti-terrorism since the incident, establishing a medium- and long-term mechanism for the anti-terrorism task.

He added that China is ready to work with the US to strengthen dialogues and cooperation in this regard.

Li said that upheavals in the international situation show that China and the US have broad common interests, although they still have differences.

Developing constructive and cooperative relations between the two countries conforms to the interest of the two peoples, and benefits peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific region and the world, he added.

(People's Daily December 12, 2001)


China, US Reach Consensus on Anti-Terrorism Issues
China, Russia Begin Anti-terrorism Talks
US Will Place 1,000 Troops on Ground
Foreign Ministry Decries "East Turkistan" Terrorism
China,Russia to Strengthen Anti-terrorism Cooperation
Bin Laden's Network: A Chinese View
Chinese FM Proposes Political Solution to Afghan Problem
China to Sign Conventions to Combat Terrorism
China Supports ASEAN on Fighting Terrorism
Slackening Tourism After September 11
Xinjiang: Slackening Tourism After September 11 Attacks
China, Russia Vow to Jointly Fight Terrorism
Foreign Ministers Reach Consensus on Anti-terrorism Stance
China Strongly Protests US Arms Sales to Taiwan
China Confirms Change of US Envoy
Copyright China Internet Information Center. All Rights Reserved
E-mail: webmaster@china.org.cn Tel: 86-10-68996214/15/16