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China supports greater role for UN General Assembly: FM

09-21-2010 08:47 BJT

UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- China supports for UN General Assembly to play an even greater role in handling international affairs, Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said Monday.

Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi (L) meets with Joseph Deiss, president of
the 65th session of the UN General Assembly (GA), at the UN headquarters in New
York, the United States, Sept. 20, 2010. (Xinhua/Liu Xin)

Yang made the remarks in a meeting with UN General Assembly President Joseph Deiss at UN Headquarters on the sidelines of a high-level meeting on anti-poverty goals.

The foreign minister voiced hope for the General Assembly to attach greater importance to development issues, proactively implement the outcomes of the UN high-level meeting, pay attention to the concerns of developing countries and further promote international development cooperation.

On Monday morning, Yang also held separate meetings with Arab League Secretary-General Amr Moussa and the foreign ministers of Khazakstan, Indonesia and Switzerland.

He told Mousa that China hopes for a stronger Sina-Arab strategic relationship of cooperation, and that China remains committed to supporting the just cause of the Palestinian people in seeking legitimate national interests.

Editor:Li yang |Source: Xinhua

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