Yang talks about foreign policy
Updated: 2013-03-09 10:13
The first session of the 12th National People's Congress held a press conference in the Great Hall of the People on March 9, 2013. Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi (2nd, R) answered questions from Chinese and foreign press on China's foreign policy and external relations. [Photo by Feng Yongbin/Asianewsphoto]
Yang Jiechi said China and Africa are good neighbors and brothers and Xi Jinping's planned visit will give a new boost to the relations.
Yang said we are living in a global village and countries need to stick togther in the same boat rather than crowding each other out.
Yang said China is going to host the APEC leaders meeting next year and all preprations are well underway.
China welcomes US's constructive role in Asia-Pacific region and US side also needs to respect China's concerns and interests. Asia-Pacific issues should be handled by countries in the region. China wants the US to promote peace and stability.