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[Chinese overseas trips]Chinese nationals made 83.18 million overseas trips in 2012

Chinese mainland residents made 83.18 million overseas trips in 2012 and there are about 20,000 China-funded enterprises overseas, Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said Saturday.

[DPRK nuclear issues] Sanctions not fundamental way of solving Korean Peninsula nuclear issue: FM

China´s Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said Saturday that sanctions are not the fundamental way of solving the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue.

[Anti-dumping and countervailing duty] FM opposes EU moves against China´s PV products

China opposed the European Union´s anti-dumping and countervailing duty investigation against the Chinese photovoltaic products, Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said Saturday.

[Cyberattack] China says cyber space needs rules and cooperation, not war

Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi on Saturday said "cyber space needs rules and cooperation, not war," while citing that China is vulnerable to cyber attacks and suffers such attacks most.

[Trade issues] China´s trade volume with neighbors exceeds trade with Europe, U.S.: FM

China´s trade with neighboring countries has exceeded the total trade volume that China had with Europe and the United States, Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said here Saturday.

[DPRK nuclear issues] China calls for comprehensive, balanced approach to solve Korean Peninsula nuclear issue

China said Saturday that the only correct solution to the Korean nuclear issue is to hold negotiations and resolve all parties´s concerns in a comprehensive and balanced way.

[Diaoyu islands disputes] Japan should not escalate tension over Diaoyu islands: China´s FM

Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi on Saturday urged Japan to face up to reality and correct its mistakes over the Diaoyu islands issue, and work with China to properly address the issue to "prevent the current tension from escalating and getting out of control."

[China in int´l affairs] China to be more actively involved in int´l affairs: FM

China will be more actively involved in international affairs and play its due role to make the international system more just and equitable, Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said Saturday.

[Sino-Russian ties] New president´s visit to inject impetus to Sino-Russian ties: FM

China will take the opportunity of new president´s visit to Russia to inject a strong impetus to its comprehensive and strategic partnership with Russia, said Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi at a press conference on Saturday.

[BRICS summit] China´s new president to attend BRICS leaders´ summit in S Africa

China´s new president will attend the fifth leaders´ summit of BRICS countries in South Africa, Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said here Saturday.

[Int´l situation] Int´l situation to go through profound, complex changes: FM

Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said here Saturday that in the next five to ten years, the international situation will continue to go through profound and complex changes.