|Yang Jiechi Meets with President of the 73rd Session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly Maria Fernanda Espinosa|
On June 18, 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 in Beijing with President of the 73rd Session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly Maria Fernanda Espinosa.
Yang Jiechi expressed that the Chinese side firmly supports the international system with the UN at its core, and safeguards the international law and basic norms governing international relations based on the purposes and principles of the UN Charter. The Chinese side pushes forward the joint construction of the Belt and Road Initiative to facilitate global interconnectivity and realize interconnected development of various countries. The Chinese side stands ready to continue working with the UN to promote the implementation of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and jointly facilitate the cause of global development.
Maria Fernanda Espinosa said that the UN highly commends China's commitment to multilateralism and is ready to conduct closer cooperation with the Chinese side.