From July 2 to 6, President Xi Jinping will attend the 24th meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Astana and pay a state visit to the two countries at the invitation of President Tokayev of the Republic of Kazakhstan and President Rahmon of the Republic of Tajikistan. On July 1, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Mao Ning presented the relevant situation at a regular press conference. A reporter asked: The Chinese side announced that President Xi Jinping will go to Kazakhstan to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit. What issues will President Xi Jinping exchange views with participating leaders, and what are China's expectations for the summit? Furthermore, after the Astana summit this year, China will take over the rotating presidency of the SCO. Can you introduce the priorities of the Chinese presidency? Mao Ning said that in the 23 years since the establishment of the SCO, member states have always upheld the “Shanghai spirit” of mutual trust, mutual benefit, equality, consultation, respect for diverse civilizations, and seek common development, and have jointly promoted solidarity and mutual trust, and carried out multilateral cooperation. They have successfully turned the SCO into a security barrier, a bridge of cooperation, friendly ties and a constructive force for the region, setting a model for a new type of international relations and a new type of regional cooperation. The upcoming Astana summit is the most important event within the SCO framework this year. During the meeting, President Xi Jinping will have an in-depth exchange of views with the leaders of participating countries on deepening cooperation in various fields and current major international and regional issues under the new situation, and make plans and arrangements for the next development of the SCO. China believes that this summit will forge more consensus among all parties, write a new chapter of cooperation, and make positive contributions to promoting the security, stability, development and revitalization of all countries, and promoting the building of a common destiny of mankind.

Zhitongcaijing · 07/01 10:25
From July 2 to 6, President Xi Jinping will attend the 24th meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Astana and pay a state visit to the two countries at the invitation of President Tokayev of the Republic of Kazakhstan and President Rahmon of the Republic of Tajikistan. On July 1, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Mao Ning presented the relevant situation at a regular press conference. A reporter asked: The Chinese side announced that President Xi Jinping will go to Kazakhstan to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit. What issues will President Xi Jinping exchange views with participating leaders, and what are China's expectations for the summit? Furthermore, after the Astana summit this year, China will take over the rotating presidency of the SCO. Can you introduce the priorities of the Chinese presidency? Mao Ning said that in the 23 years since the establishment of the SCO, member states have always upheld the “Shanghai spirit” of mutual trust, mutual benefit, equality, consultation, respect for diverse civilizations, and seek common development, and have jointly promoted solidarity and mutual trust, and carried out multilateral cooperation. They have successfully turned the SCO into a security barrier, a bridge of cooperation, friendly ties and a constructive force for the region, setting a model for a new type of international relations and a new type of regional cooperation. The upcoming Astana summit is the most important event within the SCO framework this year. During the meeting, President Xi Jinping will have an in-depth exchange of views with the leaders of participating countries on deepening cooperation in various fields and current major international and regional issues under the new situation, and make plans and arrangements for the next development of the SCO. China believes that this summit will forge more consensus among all parties, write a new chapter of cooperation, and make positive contributions to promoting the security, stability, development and revitalization of all countries, and promoting the building of a common destiny of mankind.