Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi during his visit to Vietnam in 2018 – Photo: REUTERS
Information about the visit was announced by Mr. Wang Wenbin, spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China, at a press conference on September 9.
Before Mr. Wang Yi departs to visit countries, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will have a meeting with leaders of countries in the Mekong region, within the framework of the Second Greater Mekong Subregion Cooperation Summit. 7 on the next 9-9.
According to Mr. Vuong Van Ban, during his visit to Vietnam, Foreign Minister Vuong Nghi will attend the 13th session of the Steering Committee for bilateral cooperation between Vietnam and China with Vietnamese leaders.
Mr. Wang Yi will also visit Cambodia, Singapore and South Korea.
Follow Global Times, when asked about the purpose of the trip, Mr. Vuong Van Bin said that the four countries above are all close neighbors and important partners with China. are the countries that have been joining China in taking the lead in the global fight against the pandemic and recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The spokesman also emphasized that the visit of the Chinese foreign minister is to demonstrate that Beijing attaches great importance to strengthening cooperation with Vietnam, Cambodia, Singapore and South Korea.
The trip will focus on cooperation in COVID-19 prevention and control and “deeply dive into the implementation of the Belt and Road initiative as well as building a community with a shared future for humanity”, according to the statement. Global Times.
A spokesman for China’s foreign ministry said relevant parties would also discuss safeguarding multilateralism and upholding global fairness, as well as peace and stability in the region.
According to the notice posted on the Government Portal, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi visited Vietnam at the invitation of Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh and Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son. The visit will take place from September 10 to 12.