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China calls for closer cooperation with Eurasian countries

Updated: Sep 24,2015 7:42 PM     Xinhua

State Councilor Wang Yong delivers a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the 2015 Euro-Asia Economic Forum in Xi’an, capital of Northwest China’s Shaanxi province, Sept 24, 2015. [Photo/Xinhua]

XI’AN — China is ready to integrate the Belt and Road Initiative with development strategies of Eurasian countries, a state councilor said on Sept 24.

In his address to the 2015 Euro-Asia Economic Forum in Xi’an, capital of Shaanxi province, State Councilor Wang Yong said Eurasia is the core area of the Belt and Road.

The initiative is an opportunity for the construction of a community of shared destiny, said Wang.

He made four suggestions, including building trust and respecting each other’s core interest.

Wang also called for better infrastructure and cooperation on education, science and technology, tourism, medicine and youth exchanges.

Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan, Nepali Vice President Paramananda Jha, Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Hor Nam Hong, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Secretary-General Dmitry Mezentsev, and the honorary president of the organizing committee of the Euro-Asia Economic Forum Chen Yuan attended the opening ceremony.

Guests attend the opening ceremony of 2015 Euro-Asia Economic Forum in Xi’an, capital of Northwest China’s Shaanxi province, Sept 24, 2015. Over 2,000 politicians, entrepreneurs, scholars, experts and celebrities from 53 countries and regions will take part in the forum. [Photo/Xinhua]

Politicians attending the 2015 Euro-Asia Economic Forum pose for a group picture in Xi’an, capital of Northwest China’s Shaanxi province, Sept 24, 2015. The 2015 Euro-Asia Economic Forum kicked off here Sept 24. Over 2,000 politicians, entrepreneurs, scholars, experts and celebrities from 53 countries and regions will take part in the forum. [Photo/Xinhua]

Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Hor Namhong addresses the opening ceremony of 2015 Euro-Asia Economic Forum in Xi’an, capital of Northwest China’s Shaanxi province, Sept 24, 2015. The 2015 Euro-Asia Economic Forum kicked off here Thursday. Over 2,000 politicians, entrepreneurs, scholars, experts and celebrities from 53 countries and regions will take part in the forum.[Photo/Xinhua]

Nepalese Vice President Paramananda Jha addresses the opening ceremony of 2015 Euro-Asia Economic Forum in Xi’an, capital of Northwest China’s Shaanxi province, Sept 24, 2015. The 2015 Euro-Asia Economic Forum kicked off here Thursday. Over 2,000 politicians, entrepreneurs, scholars, experts and celebrities from 53 countries and regions will take part in the forum. [Photo/Xinhua]

Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan addresses the opening ceremony of 2015 Euro-Asia Economic Forum in Xi’an, capital of Northwest China’s Shaanxi province, Sept 24, 2015. The 2015 Euro-Asia Economic Forum kicked off here Thursday. Over 2,000 politicians, entrepreneurs, scholars, experts and celebrities from 53 countries and regions will take part in the forum. [Photo/Xinhua]

The 2015 Euro-Asia Economic Forum is opened in Xi’an, capital of Northwest China’s Shaanxi province, Sept 24, 2015. Over 2,000 politicians, entrepreneurs, scholars, experts and celebrities from 53 countries and regions will take part in the forum. [Photo/Xinhua]

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