Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi will pay an official visit to Nepal and Myanmar from Dec. 2 to 5, at the invitation of his Nepalese counterpart Upendra Yadav and Myanmar Foreign Minister U Nyan Win.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang said the purpose of the visit was to further consolidate good-neighborly cooperation with the two countries.
Responding to a question on Myanmar's domestic situation, Qin said China hoped to see all parties promoting domestic reconciliation through dialogue and gradually realizing stability, democracy and development.
He said the international community should play a constructive role in properly resolving Myanmar's issues while respecting its sovereignty.
"We will continue to support the mediation efforts of the UN secretary-general and his special envoy to Myanmar as well as the constructive role played by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)."
Qin said China would continue to play an active role with the international community to seek appropriate resolutions to this issues.
Yang is expecting to exchange views with his two counterparts on international and regional issues of common concern. He will also meet with leaders of Nepal and Myanmar during his visits.
(Xinhua News Agency November 28, 2008)