State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi (center), Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono (right) and Republic of Korea Foreign
亚博娱乐yb156乌托邦Minister Kang Kyung-wha attend a ceremony marking the launch of a picture album featuring the three c
ountries after the ninth meeting of the countries’ foreign ministers on Wednesday in Beijing.
China, Japan and the Republic of Korea vowed on Wednesday to advocate multilateralism and promote regional peac亚博娱乐yb156乌托邦
e, making their cooperation the cornerstone of Northeast Asia’s prosperity and stability.
亚博娱乐yb156乌托邦女神会所This was agreed on by State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang
Yi, Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono and ROK Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha du
ring the ninth meeting of the three countries’ foreign ministers in Beijing on Wednesday.
They also agreed to maintain bilateral ties and actively promote tril亚博娱乐yb156乌托邦
ateral cooperation, and speed up negotiations on the Regional Comprehensive Econ
omic Partnership and the China-Japan-ROK free trade agreement, to jointly safeguard free trade.
亚博娱乐yb156乌托邦”China will continue to resolutely promote all-around openin
g-up, … which will absolutely bring new opportunities for the development of the ROK and Japan a
s well as providing broad space for trilateral cooperation,” Wang said at a news conference after the meeting.亚博娱乐yb156乌托邦女神会所
According to Wang, they also agreed on the necessity of strengthen
ing communication and coordination on macroeconomic policy among the three cou亚博娱乐yb156乌托邦
ntries and building an open world economy given the downward pressure faced by the global economy.
China, Japan and the ROK are the world’s second-, third- and亚博娱乐yb156乌托邦女神会所
11th-largest economies, with their total GDP accounting for about 20 percent of global GDP.
“We believe that, as important manufacturing and innovation countries, China, Japan and the亚博娱乐yb156乌托邦
ROK should strengthen cooperation in such areas as big d
ata, artificial intelligence and 5G,” Wang said, adding that China’s initiative to make 2020 the China
-Japan-ROK innovation cooperation year was positively responded to by the other two sides.