|Qin Gang Holds Talks with Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai|
On February 13, 2023, Foreign Minister Qin Gang held talks with visiting Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai.
Qin Gang said that the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China has drawn up a grand blueprint for advancing the rejuvenation of the Chinese nation on all fronts through a Chinese path to modernization. China will remain firmly committed to its fundamental national policy of opening to the outside world and a mutually beneficial strategy of opening up, pursue high-quality development and create a new development pattern, which is a great boon for all the countries and will also bring new opportunities to cooperation between China and Thailand. China is ready to work with Thailand to well implement the outcomes of President Xi Jinping's historic visit to Thailand, advance the building of a community with a shared future, jointly address common challenges and create opportunities for cooperation and development.
Qin Gang briefed Don on China’s basic vision for advancing comprehensive cooperation with Thailand at the next stage, and proposed to maintain high-level exchanges to raise political mutual trust and practical cooperation to new heights and deliver new outcomes in cultural and people-to-people exchanges. He also proposed that both countries work jointly to promote solid and substantive progress in implementing the Global Development Initiative and Global Security Initiative, and follow through on the important outcomes of the ASEAN-China Special Summit to Commemorate the 30th Anniversary of ASEAN-China Dialogue Relations, so as to achieve new progress in multilateral cooperation.
Don said that both sides should follow through on the series of important common understandings reached during President Xi Jinping's visit to Thailand last year. Thailand values its relations with China, remains firmly committed to the one-China policy, supports the Global Development Initiative and the Global Security Initiative, and hopes that both sides maintain exchanges at all levels and actively promote cooperation in various fields.
The two sides also exchanged views on international and regional issues of mutual interest and concern.