Thai Binh – Ngoc Chi (Reporter of Vietnam Television Station residing in China)–Thursday, May 26, 2022 20:31 GMT+7
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi. (Photo: AP)
This is the first destination on a 10-day visit to 8 pacific island nation of State Councilor, Minister of Foreign Affairs of China Wang Yi.
The visit is assessed to seek a regional agreement with most of the Pacific island nations in many areas.
Speaking at the start of a visit to the Solomon Islands, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi stressed that Beijing hopes its relationship with this island nation can be a model for other island nations in the Pacific. During this visit, the two countries will sign a security agreement, allowing China to increase its military presence there.
State Councilor and Minister of Foreign Affairs of China Wang Yi visits the Pacific island nations and Timor-Leste. (Photo: Global Times)
Following Solomon, Foreign Minister Wang Yi will visit 7 other island countries including Kiribati, Samoa, Fiji, Tonga, Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea and Timor-Leste. These island nations have all signed cooperation agreements Belt and Road Initiative with China.
In Fiji, Foreign Minister Wang Yi will chair the 2nd Conference of Foreign Ministers of China – Pacific island nations. China has provided more than 600,000 doses of vaccines and more than 100 tons of chemicals for the Pacific island nations to prevent. fight COVID-19. In addition, China has also aided more than 100 socio-economic projects and trained human resources for this area.
Chinese experts said that this 10-day visit is an opportunity to promote cooperation between China and Pacific island nations, contributing to peace, stability and development in the region.
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