|Yang Jiechi Meets with The Elders Delegation|
On April 1, 2019, Member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and Director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the CPC Central Committee Yang Jiechi met with The Elders delegation in Beijing.
Yang Jiechi said that the current international situation is undergoing profound changes, and uncertainty and instability have become prominent. China will, as always, adhere to multilateralism, firmly uphold the international system with the United Nations (UN) at the core, safeguard the basic norms of international law and relations based on the purposes and principles of the UN Charter, support the multilateral trading regime with the World Trade Organization (WTO) at the core, and join hands with all countries to build a community with a shared future for mankind. The members of The Elders are former political heavyweights of various countries and former heads of international organizations, and I hope that you will continue to contribute to the promotion of world peace and development.
Representatives of The Elders delegation spoke highly of China's important roles played in international affairs and hoped that China will continue to play its leading role in upholding multilateralism and promoting international cooperation.