Edition: English | 中文简体 | 中文繁体 Монгол
Homepage > China

Chinese premier meets UN chief

Editor: Zhang Jianfeng 丨Xinhua

07-09-2016 10:28 BJT

Full coverage: China’s Leaders

BEIJING, July 8 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday, voicing support for the work of the UN.

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (R) meets with UN Secretary-general Ban Ki-moon in Beijing, capital of China, July 8, 2016.

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (R) meets with UN Secretary-general Ban Ki-moon in Beijing, capital of China, July 8, 2016.

China is committed to safeguarding the international regime with UN at the core and upholding the purposes and principles of the UN Charter, Li said.

"China will actively promote dispute settlement through peaceful dialogue and negotiation, engage in international cooperation to address climate change and other global challenges and contribute to world peace and development," Li said.

Praising Ban's contribution to UN-China relations, Li stressed China firmly supports the work of the UN, safeguards UN authority and will integrate its own development strategy with the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Ban expressed sympathies to Li over the floods in south China, saying he believes the Chinese people will overcome the disaster under the strong leadership of the Chinese government.

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (3rd R) meets with UN Secretary-general Ban Ki-moon in Beijing, capital of China, July 8, 2016.

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (3rd R) meets with UN Secretary-general Ban Ki-moon in Beijing, capital of China, July 8, 2016.

The UN appreciates China's contribution to preventing and mitigating disasters across the world and looks forward to China's important role in realizing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and tackling climate change.

Ban's China tour lasts from Wednesday to Sunday and will also take him to Hangzhou and Suzhou in southern China.

Follow us on

  • Please scan the QR Code to follow us on Instagram

  • Please scan the QR Code to follow us on Wechat