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China, Russia, India look to positive roles abroad at meeting
Xinhua | April 14, 2012 13:40
Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and India's Foreign Minister S. M. Krishna (From L to R) attend a joint press conference after their meeting in Moscow, Russia, April 13, 2012. Photo: Xinhua
The foreign ministers of China, Russia and India agreed to play constructive roles in international and regional affairs, during their 11th trilateral talks here Friday. Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said the cooperative mechanism of China, Russia and India had strong vitality.The mechanism served as an important platform for the emerging countries to seek peace, cooperation and development and demonstrated their will to promote mutually beneficial cooperation that did not target any third party, Yang said. China advocated pragmatic cooperation and political dialogue in an equal, mutually beneficial way, in a bid to promote the trilateral and multilateral cooperation among the emerging countries, he said. During the meeting, the three countries agreed the world was undergoing complicated and profound changes and becoming irreversibly multi-polar, with emerging and developing countries playing bigger roles than ever before.
China, Russia and India, all emerging countries and members of the UN Security Council, were responsible for safeguarding peace, development and stability in the world, the three said.
Meanwhile, they also agreed to enhance their cooperation in the UN, the G20 group, BRICS and other multilateral mechanisms, in order to facilitate regional prosperity and stability and global economic recovery and development.
The countries would also promote multilateralism, democratization of international relations and peaceful and common prosperity in the world, they said.
They also discussed several international issues and expressed their support to the international community's positive role in solving them.
The countries believed settlement of the issues should be based on the principles of the U.N. Charter and commonly acknowledged international norms, and respect should be given to sovereignty, independence, unity and territorial integrity of each country.The UN should play a more active role in the process and support political and diplomatic efforts to peacefully solve the issues, the countries said.The three sides also highly valued their pragmatic cooperation and the achievements they have made since their last meeting in the central Chinaese city of Wuhan in 2010, saying there was still room for further cooperation.They agreed to expand their cooperation in disaster reduction and relief, medical care, agriculture, business and new energy. After the meeting, the foreign ministers signed a joint communique.
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