Premier Li Keqiang on Nov 3 urged all countries involved to complete negotiations on the Code of Conduct in the South China Sea under the jointly decided timetable and to safeguard the lasting peace and stability in the region.
Premier Li Keqiang will pay a four-day visit to Thailand from Nov 2 to attend the 22nd China-ASEAN leaders' meeting, 22nd ASEAN-China, Japan and Republic of Korea (ASEAN+3) leaders' meeting and the 14th East Asia Summit.
Premier Li Keqiang said he is confident that China and ASEAN countries will deliver a substantive, high-quality and effective code of conduct (COC) in the South China Sea to promote rule-making in the region and make the South China Sea a sea of peace, friendship and cooperation.
This year marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China and the 52nd anniversary of the establishment of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Oct 9 met with leaders from Kyrgyzstan, Azerbaijan and Cambodia, who are here to attend the closing ceremony of the International Horticultural Exhibition 2019 Beijing.
In late December 1953, during a meeting in Beijing with a visiting delegation from India, Premier Zhou Enlai first raised the Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' website states.
The white paper, China and the World in the New Era, released on Sept 27 describes how throughout its rapid economic development, China has interacted with the rest of world and proves that China's development is a boon to the regional as well as global economies.