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Vice-premier meets UN chief

Updated: Apr 28,2019 6:59 AM     Xinhua

Vice-Premier Han Zheng (L), also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, meets with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in Beijing, capital of China, April 27, 2019. [Photo/Xinhua]

BEIJING — Vice-Premier Han Zheng on April 27 met with United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, who attended the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF) in Beijing.

Han, also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, said that the second BRF had achieved important outcomes, and expressed gratitude to Guterres for his contributions to the forum.

China firmly upholds multilateralism and the international system with the UN at its core, Han said, adding that the country is willing to constantly deepen cooperation with the UN across the board.

China supports the UN in holding the climate change summit, Han said.

Guterres extended congratulations on the success of the second BRF, and said that the UN endorses and supports the Belt and Road Initiative.

The UN looks forward to working with China to support the developing countries in addressing climate change and achieving the sustainable development goals.

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