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Chinese president pledges further assistance to other developing countries

2009-09-24 08:04 BJT

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UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Hu Jintao on Wednesday pledged to further assist the development of other developing countries when addressing the UN General Assembly during its the general debate.

"As a responsible and major developing country, China has always made common development an important aspect of its foreign policy," Hu said in his speech.

Chinese President Hu Jintao addresses the 64th United Nations General Assembly at the UN headquarters in New York, Sept. 23, 2009. The 64th session of the UN General Assembly kicked off its general debate on Wednesday. (Xinhua/Yao Dawei)
Chinese President Hu Jintao addresses the 64th United 
Nations General Assembly at the UN headquarters in New 
York, Sept. 23, 2009. The 64th session of the UN 
General Assembly kicked off its general debate on 
Wednesday. (Xinhua/Yao Dawei)

"We have made great efforts to provide support and assistance to other developing countries, and fulfilled our commitment under the UN Millennium Declaration," he said.

To further assist other developing countries, the Chinese president said, China will increase support for those hit hard by the global financial crisis, earnestly implement relevant capital increase and financing plans, intensify trade and investment cooperation and help raise their capacity for risk-resistance and sustainable development.