Wang Yi


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There is still hope for peace and we must not give up. Negotiation is the only way out ... Parties should meet each other half way, by addressing each other's legitimate concerns. Confrontation and sanctions alone only lead to escalation of
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Sep 21 2017 Sanctions
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Aug 06 2017 - China

We actually had very thorough talks. The Chinese side urged the North Koreans to handle calmly the UN Security Council resolutions just made against North Korea and not do anything unbeneficial towards the international community, such as launching missiles or conducting nuclear

Aug 06 2017 - North Korea

This is currently the most realistic and plausible initiative and it is the most reasonable and friendly

Jul 26 2017 - China

The solution to this issue is also very simple. That is, behave yourself and humbly

Jun 26 2017 - Carbon

I'd estimate that we are about at the emissions peak, or if there are further rises, they won't be

Jun 23 2017 - Carbon

It's a really complicated task. That's precisely why China must work on this in a steady way and mustn't fail. If China's carbon market fails, that will be a big blow not just to China but also to global carbon

Jun 23 2017 - Carbon

Carbon trading on a national scale will send a signal to the world that China is serious about

May 23 2017 - United Nations

We urge North Korea to not do anything to again violate U.N. Security Council resolutions. At the same time, we hope all parties can maintain restraint, not be influenced by every single incident, ...persist in carrying out Security Council resolutions on North Korea and persevere with the resolution of the issue through peaceful means, dialogue and

Apr 28 2017 - North Korea

The use of force does not solve differences and will only lead to bigger disasters. As the only way out, dialogue and negotiation also represent the sensible choice for all parties to maintain basic stability in the

Apr 28 2017 - North Korea

Due to the recent efforts by the DPRK (North Korea) to accelerate missile and nuclear development, China agrees to the international community to step up efforts of non-proliferation. A peaceful settlement of the nuclear issue on the Korean Peninsula through dialogue and negotiations represents the only right choice that is practical and

Apr 26 2017 - China

The most urgent task at the moment is the resumption of negotiations and all sides in the conflict must take part in this. Security and stability is quite fragile and there is a great danger that a new conflict, or incidents could happen at any time. Therefore we call all sides to be restrained and to avoid actions or words that could lead to new

Apr 23 2017 - Olympic Games

You mean the big leadership issue? Every year is something special. Last year was some anniversary, and a few years ago were the Olympics. Next year will be something else. Right now the Communist Party is not so stable. We can't know what is going on inside. They may feel they need quiet at all costs, and we'll have trouble. Or they could also say that they need quiet so will ignore us; after all, we're not challenging them. We just trust in God and let Him

Apr 23 2017 - China

Auntie Wei was one of our sisters. We loved her. But it's she who possesses eternal life, not the government. She created it for herself by living a good life, by being our sister in the church, and resisting the immorality around

Apr 23 2017 - China

Ever since I was little, I thought that the city was my dream. But why do we want to live in cities?feedback

Apr 19 2017 - Multilateralism

We call upon all the parties, no matter verbally on in action, to stop provoking and threatening each other and not to allow the situation to become irretrievable and out of

Apr 18 2017 - China

This is a positive, cooperative conference, it shouldn't be

Apr 17 2017 - China

As long as it is a talk, China is willing to support it: either it is formal or informal, one-track or dual-track, bilateral, trilateral or quadrilateral. We are also willing to stay open-minded and accept the good advice from

Apr 15 2017

There has been heightened tension between the United States, the Republic of Korea (ROK) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. This precarious situation deserves our attention and

Mar 08 2017 - South China Sea

If someone is still trying to make waves [in the South China Sea], they will have no support and will meet opposition from all parties. We definitely will not allow this stable situation, which has been hard to come by, to be damaged or interfered

Mar 08 2017 - South Korea

China's suggestion is, as a first step, for North Korea to suspend nuclear and missile activities, and for the U.S. and South Korea to also suspend large-scale military drills. Holding nuclear weapons won't bring security, using military force won't be a way out. There remains a chance of resuming talks, there is still hope for

Mar 08 2017 - South Korea

The question is: Are the two sides really ready for a head-on collision? Our priority now is to flash the red light and apply the brakes on both trains. This suspension-for-suspension can help us break out of the security dilemma and bring the parties back to the negotiating table. We urge some forces in South Korea not to keep insisting on taking this path, otherwise the result can only be damage to others and harm to

Mar 08 2017 - China

The two sides are like two accelerating trains coming towards each other. The question is, are the two sides really ready for a head-on collision? Our priority is to flash the red light and apply brakes on both trains. Holding nuclear weapons won't bring security, using military force won't be a way out. There remains a chance of resuming talks, there is still hope for peace. To defuse the looming crisis on the peninsula, China proposes that as a first step, North Korea may suspend its nuclear and missile activities in exchange for the halt of the large-scale US-South Korea

Mar 08 2017 - North Korea

The nuclear issue on the Korean peninsula is mainly between North Korea and other

Mar 08 2017 - THAAD

It's common knowledge that the monitoring and early warning radius of Thaad reaches far beyond the Korean Peninsula and compromises China's strategic security. It's not the way that neighbors should treat each other, and it may very well make South Korea less

Mar 08 2017 - Sanctions

The two sides are like two accelerating trains coming toward each other, and neither side is willing to give way. The question is: Are both sides really prepared for a head-on collision? To resolve the nuclear issue, we have to walk on both legs, which means not just implementing sanctions, but also restarting

Mar 07 2017 - Sanctions

The two sides are like two accelerating trains coming toward each other, with neither side willing to give way. The question is: Are the two sides really ready for a head-on collision? Our priority now is to flash the red light and apply brakes on both trains. We have to walk on both legs, which means not just implementing sanctions but also restarting talks. To continue my railway metaphor, China will continue to be a switchman. We will switch the issue back onto the track of seeking a negotiated

Feb 20 2017 - North Korea

The United States and North Korea are the parties most directly involved, and they must as soon as possible be politically

Feb 18 2017 - Japan

The continuous, negative moves made recently by Japan regarding major sensitive issues have caused disturbances to the improvement of bilateral ties. Only when Japan honors its commitments and adopts a responsible attitude, thus preventing the occurrence of incidents damaging the political foundation of the China-Japan ties, can there be real improvement in

Feb 18 2017 - United Nations

China understands South Korea's need to protect its own security, and at the same time South Korea should respect China's reasonable position. All parties, at the same time as strictly enforcing Security Council resolutions, should proactively look for break through points to resume negotiations, to break the negative cycle of the nuclear issue on the

Feb 08 2017 - South China Sea

This includes the Nansha Islands. In 1946, the then-Chinese government with help from the United States openly and in accordance with the law took back the Nansha Islands and reefs that Japan had occupied, and resumed exercising sovereignty. Afterwards, certain countries around China used illegal methods to occupy some of the Nansha islands and reefs, and it's this that created the so-called South China Sea

Jan 05 2017

Both sides should take great care to jointly safeguard and ensure the proper direction of development in bilateral

Dec 22 2016 - Taiwan

This is a historical trend that cannot be changed by an individual's will. The world is choosing between openness and conservatism, cooperation and closure, transformation and old ways. We will lead the way amid a shake-up in global governance, we will take hold of the situation amid international chaos, we will protect our interests amid intense and complex

Dec 22 2016

Of course, going forward China-U.S. relations will face new complexities and uncertain

Dec 22 2016

But 'thick mountains could not stop the river from flowing into the sea'. Only if China and the United States respect each and give consideration to other's core interests and key concerns can there be long-term, stable cooperation, and effect win-win mutual benefit. This is a historical trend that can't be altered by an individual's will, and is the correct direction for the development of China-U.S.

Dec 05 2016

Maintaining the deal's continued, comprehensive and effective implementation is the responsibility and common interest of all parties, and should not be impacted by changes in the internal situation of each

Dec 04 2016 - Taiwan

Trump will not be restricted by the established foreign policy. The diplomatic policy may be flexible after he takes

Dec 03 2016 - Taiwan

I believe that it won't change the longstanding 'one China' policy of the United States

Dec 03 2016 - South China Sea

This marks the return of the South China Sea issue to the correct track of resolution via dialogue and consultation, and means the conspiracies of relevant countries to use the South China Sea issue to disorder the region have been thoroughly

Oct 31 2016

If you look at the speed and the extent to which China has opened up compared to other developing countries, it's one of the leaders, and may even be faster than some developed

Oct 18 2016

This will be a historic visit and a new beginning in China-Philippines

Oct 18 2016 - South China Sea

China's position on the South China Sea is clear and consistent. There is no change and there will be no change. This position accords with historical facts and international

Aug 25 2016 - US, Russia relations

The U.S. wants a united Korea that is democratic, capitalist and pro-Western, while China wants North Korea to be a buffer against American presence. Russia would also seek to prevent the U.S. from grabbing such a large foothold in continental

Aug 25 2016 - South China Sea

Weapons have become sacred to the North Koreans and just as non-negotiable as sovereignty over the South China Sea is to the

Jul 29 2016

We will continue to push forward the construction of this rail project. It will bring benefit to people from both

Jul 26 2016 - Japan

The China-Japan relations are still vulnerable and

Jul 25 2016 - THAAD

THAAD is most certainly not a simple technical issue, but an out-and-out strategic

Jul 14 2016 - Sustainable Development

Through this bilateral mechanism, the two sides can have ... in-depth discussions to find solutions acceptable to both parties and in this way maintain free trade and sustainable development of the global

May 27 2016

It is worth focusing on Hiroshima, but it's even more important that we should not forget

May 27 2016

The victims deserve sympathy, but the perpetrators can never escape their

Mar 08 2016 - South China Sea

The South China Sea is one of the world's freest and safest shipping

Feb 04 2016 - Sanctions

Sanctions are not an end in themselves. The new resolution should not provoke new tension in the situation, still less destabilize the Korean

Jul 08 2015 - Japan

Before criticising others, Japan must first take a good look at its own words and

Jul 08 2015 - Unilateralism

The Philippines did not inform the Chinese side in advance, nor did it seek China's consent and has initiated unilateral arbitration

May 16 2015

Regarding construction on the Nansha islands and reefs, this is fully within the scope of China's sovereignty. But with regard to all parties' concerns, we are willing to increase mutual understanding through

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