Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi Tuesday said that China will, as
always, support the work of the General Assembly of the United
Nations and its president.
Yang made the remark during his talks with visiting new
President of the UN General Assembly Srgjan Kerim who is in Beijing
as Yang's guest.
Kerim was elected in May as president of the 62nd session of the
UN General Assembly.
During the talks, Kerim briefed Yang on the work plan of the
upcoming 62nd session scheduled to open in September.
He held that this session should pay key attention to such
topics as climate change, anti-terrorism, development fund raising,
secretariat management reform, and millennium development
He reiterated that the UN General Assembly will continue to
abide by the one-China principle.
Yang said China has always supported the United Nations' key
role in multi-lateral mechanism and advocated for the United
Nations' full play in international affairs.
He said the UN General Assembly boasts the most extensive
participation of the vast majority of the UN member states, and the
Chinese side will, as always, support the work of the UN General
Assembly and its president.
Both sides also exchanged in-depth views on the UN reform and
(Xinhua News Agency August 29, 2007)