Continuing his five day Latin American tour, Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi met with his counterpart Hector Timmerman in Buenos Aires Wednesday. China has now become Argentina’s second largest trade partner. Wang Yi called for closer cooperation between the two countries.
He said China pursues peaceful development instead of hegemonism,adding that all countries, big or small, are equal in the international community. “China pursues the principles of mutual respect and equality,” Wang said, adding that China’s development will bring opportunities to countries all over the world, including Argentina.
He also assured that China is willing to make joint efforts with Argentina to boost bilateral strategic partnership, enhance China-Latin America cooperation and continue to coordinate in major international affairs.Timerman said China is playing an important and positive role in international affairs as a responsible permanent member of the UN Security Council. CCTV’s Joel Richards reports.