Special draft: comprehensively raising the level of Cooperation and exchanges between China and Greece to promote the fruitful results of the BRICS Summit-- written on the occasion of President Xi Jinping's state visit to Greece and attending the 11th BRICS leaders' meeting in Brazil
Beijing, 7 Nov (Xinhua) raising the level of cooperation and exchanges between China and Greece in an all-round way and promoting the BRICS Summit to achieve fruitful results-- written in President Xi Jinping's state visit to Greece and attending BRICS leaders in Brazil. On the occasion of the eleventh meeting
Xinhua News Agency reporter Zhao Yan
At the invitation of President Pavloplos of the Greek Republic and President Bosonaro of the Federative Republic of Brazil, President Xi Jinping will pay a state visit to Greece from November 10 to 15. He also went to Brazil to attend the 11th BRICS leaders' meeting in Brasilia. The Chinese head of state's diplomacy set sail again.
We will comprehensively raise the level of cooperation and exchanges between China and Greece, add new impetus to the development of China-EU relations, and promote the BRICS leaders' meeting to achieve fruitful results, add new impetus and inject positive energy into the international community. President Xi Jinping's trip across the ocean will continue to show the responsibility and deeds of great power diplomacy with Chinese characteristics.
Blueprint for strengthening the Development of Sino-Greek Relations in the Planning of Comprehensive Strategic Partnership
On the shore of the Aegean Sea, the ancient Greek civilization spanned thousands of years and became the cradle of European civilization. At the other end of the Eurasian continent, Chinese civilization continues to inherit and become an outstanding representative of oriental civilization. Both are ancient civilizations, the friendly exchanges between China and Greece have a long history, and the people of the two countries have a natural sense of closeness.
During his visit to Greece, President Xi Jinping will hold separate talks with President Pavloplos and Prime Minister Mitsotakis to consolidate political mutual trust and traditional friendship between the two countries, and deepen practical cooperation in the fields of trade, investment, infrastructure, and so on. Practice multilateralism, free trade and build an open world economy. The leaders of the two countries will also conduct cultural exchanges and interaction and jointly promote dialogue among civilizations. The two sides will issue a joint statement on further strengthening the comprehensive strategic partnership, draw up a blueprint for the development of bilateral relations, and sign intergovernmental cooperation documents such as investment and education, as well as commercial agreements in ports, finance, energy and other fields.
This is another important visit by the Chinese head of state to Europe this year, and it is also the second visit by a Chinese president to Greece after 11 years, which is of historical significance to the development of Sino-Greek relations. It will also inject new impetus into the development of China-EU relations and the co-building of "Belt and Road Initiative" cooperation.
China and Greece are good friends who respect each other, watch and help each other, true friends who jointly build "Belt and Road Initiative" and win-win cooperation, friendly relatives and friends of the people, and new friends of "17 years 1" cooperation.
Since the establishment of the comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries in 2006, the traditional friendship between China and Greece has been consolidated, high-level exchanges have become more frequent, and political mutual trust has been continuously deepened. Sino-Greek relations are becoming a model of peaceful coexistence and win-win cooperation between countries with different systems and cultures.
China and Greece understand and support each other on issues involving each other's core interests and major concerns. Greece is an early EU country that signed with China the intergovernmental cooperation document on the joint construction of "Belt and Road Initiative." the Greek prime minister has twice come to China to attend the "Belt and Road Initiative" International Cooperation Summit Forum. Greece is one of the most important investment destinations for China in Europe, and the Port of Piraeus project has become the flagship project for co-building "Belt and Road Initiative" cooperation. Greece formally joined the cooperation mechanism between China and Central and Eastern European countries this year, upgrading "16-1" to "17-1".
As the birthplace and inheritor of the ancient civilization of the East and the West, China and Greece can provide wisdom and inspiration for dealing with the various problems and challenges facing the world today.
Cui Hongjian, director of the Institute of European Studies of the Chinese Academy of International Studies, said that China and Greece have broad prospects for cooperation. President Xi Jinping's visit will consolidate the achievements of cooperation between the two countries and further strengthen bilateral relations. In addition, China-EU relations are in a critical period of development, and in the face of the challenges of international uncertainty and instability, the good interaction between China and Greece will also play an exemplary role in other European countries and promote the healthy and stable development of China-EU relations.
Promoting the success of the BRICS Summit and making further contributions to the Construction of a Community with a shared Future for mankind
Through both ups and downs, the BRICS cooperation mechanism has entered the second "golden decade."
The 11th meeting of BRICS leaders will be held in Brasilia, Brazil, from November 13 to 14. At that time, President Xi Jinping will attend the closing ceremony of the BRICS Business Forum. Leaders met behind closed doors, public meetings, BRICS leaders and BRICS Business Council and the New Development Bank dialogue and other activities and delivered important speeches. The meeting will issue a declaration of leaders. President Xi Jinping will also hold bilateral meetings with leaders of other participating countries to exchange views on bilateral relations and BRICS cooperation.
Over the past decade or so, the national strength of the BRICS countries has been continuously enhanced. It is estimated that in 2018, the total economic output of the five countries accounted for 23.52% of the total world economy, and the total trade volume accounted for 16.28% of the world total. Cooperation among countries has continued to deepen, and the BRICS countries have gone beyond the scope of the five countries and become a constructive force in promoting world economic growth, improving global governance, and promoting the democratization of international relations.
It is expected that the BRICS leaders' meeting will achieve fruitful results: deepening partnership and maintaining the positive momentum of BRICS cooperation; jointly safeguarding multilateralism and improving and strengthening global governance; Conform to the trend of the new industrial revolution, promote the economic transformation and upgrading of the five countries, enrich the connotation of pragmatic cooperation, and consolidate the "three-wheel drive" cooperation framework.
In the context of the current international situation facing great changes not seen in a hundred years and unprecedented opportunities and challenges, the international community has set its sights on BRICS. Zhou Zhiwei, researcher at the Institute of Latin American Studies at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and executive director of the Brazilian Research Center, believes that the summit will send a clear signal that the five emerging countries have continued their cooperation. It will play a good role in promoting global political and economic development, and the summit will unleash positive energy in stimulating the vitality of multilateralism.
Zhou Zhiwei said: the international community hopes that developing countries will have a greater say in the reform of the global governance system and work together to promote the development of the system in a more fair and just direction.
Tighten the ties of cooperation between China and Pakistan and promote practical cooperation between the two sides
Across the mountains and seas, the colorful Latin American continent once again ushered in Chinese VIPs.
During the 11th BRICS leaders' meeting in Brasilia, President Xi Jinping will hold talks with Brazilian President Bosonaro and sign a document on cooperation in various fields.
As the most representative emerging market country and the largest developing country in the eastern and western hemispheres, since the establishment of diplomatic relations 45 years ago, China and Pakistan have always respected each other, treated each other on an equal footing, and achieved mutual benefit and win-win results. Brazil is the first Latin American country to establish a comprehensive strategic partnership with China. China has maintained Brazil's status as the largest trading partner and the largest export destination for 10 years in a row, and the trade volume between China and Brazil exceeded 100 billion US dollars last year.
The talks are the second time that the heads of state of China and Pakistan have held talks in a month. At present, both China and Pakistan are in a critical period of national development, and the diplomacy of the head of state will continue to promote the development of pragmatic cooperation between the two sides.
Guo Cunhai, director of the Social and Cultural Research Department of the Latin American Institute of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, said that the talks will continue to deepen and consolidate China-Pakistan relations. At the same time, China and Latin America share development opportunities with each other, and the talks will also promote the development of exchanges and cooperation between China and Latin America and promote the building of a community with a shared future between China and