Written by: Zhang Zijie
2020-07-29 00:45Last update date: 2020-07-29 00:45
The British Foreign Office said on July 28 that the Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab (Dominic Raab) had a phone call with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi to discuss issues such as bilateral relations and Hong Kong issues.
Lan Taowen emphasized that the UK will continue to cooperate with the Chinese government to maintain positive and constructive participation, saying that he and Prime Minister Boris Johnson are still interested in cooperating with Beijing on common and urgent issues. The Chinese and British foreign ministers agreed that the two countries can jointly tackle trade and climate change issues.
However, Lan Taowen also told Wang Yi that the United Kingdom will closely monitor Hong Kong’s Legislative Council elections in September. At the same time, he called on the Chinese government to maintain its international human rights commitments to the people in Xinjiang, saying that Beijing must fulfill its international responsibilities and rebuild China’s international community. trust.
The 🇬🇧 wants constructive ties with 🇨🇳, but we will always be clear when we disagree. Today I spoke to @MFA_China's FM Wang Yi about maintaining a positive relationship while stressing that China must live up to their international obligations, especially on Hong Kong & Xinjiang— Dominic Raab (@DominicRaab) July 28, 2020
In addition, Wang Yi also had a conversation with French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian. The former mentioned Sino-US relations and criticized Washington’s suppression of China because some of the local political forces had political considerations for elections and maintained unipolarity. hegemony. He believes that the holding of the United States is a breakthrough in the basic bottom line of international standards, described as hegemony, and emphasized that China will make a firm and rational response.
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