China urges foreign journalists to abide by regulations, pledging more conveniences
BEIJING, March 7 (Xinhua) -- China on Monday urged foreign journalists to abide by Chinese laws and regulations in reporting activities in the country and pledged to continue to provide conveniences to them.
Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi dismissed foreign media reports about Chinese police officers' beating foreign journalists. Full story
FM says China to fulfill int'l obligations within its capabilities
BEIJING, March 7 (Xinhua) -- China is still a developing country and will fulfill its international obligations within the realm of its capabilities, Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi told a press conference Monday. Full story
China vows to further deepen strategic partnership with EU: FM
BEIJING, March 7 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said Monday that China will work with the EU to further deepen their comprehensive strategic partnership.
Yang made the remarks at a press conference on the sidelines of the annual session of the National People's Congress, the country's top legislature. Full story
China ready to maintain good working relations with next Japanese FM whoever he is: Yang Jiechi
BEIJING, March 7 (Xinhua) -- China's Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said Monday he is ready to maintain good working relations with the next Japanese foreign minister whoever he is.
"No matter who will succeed Seiji Maehara, I'm ready to maintain a sound working relationship with the Japanese foreign minister and work with him to implement important agreements reached between leaders of the two countries on improving Sino-Japanese ties," Yang said at a press conference on the sidelines of the annual parliamentary session. Full story
China's stance on East China Sea, Diaoyu Island consistent: FM
BEIJING, March 7 (Xinhua) -- China's stance on the East China Sea and Diaoyu Island remains clear and consistent, Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said on Monday.
China and Japan have encountered some twists and turns in reaching a common ground on the East China Sea issue. The two sides should properly handle this sensitive issue based on strategic mutual benefits and create sound condition and environment to sort out the issue, Yang told a press conference. Full story
China helps evacuate 2,100 people of 12 countries from Libya: FM
BEIJING, March 7 (Xinhua) -- China helped evacuate 2,100 people of 12 countries from strife-torn Libya, Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said at a press conference here Monday.
Yang said the evacuation of more than 35,000 Chinese nationals from Libya was successful, noting it is the largest evacuation of overseas Chinese nationals since the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949. Full story