Extracts from Foreign Ministry Spokesperson’s Regular Press Conference
South China Morning Post: First question, according to Indian media reports, the Indian police recently detained three persons suspected of providing intelligence to China, including one Chinese national. What’s China’s comment? Second, Indian media reports say China and India will soon hold another round of commander-level talks, can you confirm that and tell us the latest developments? Third, China announced last week that President Xi will attend via videolink the high-level meetings to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the UN. Can you give us more details on that?
Wang Wenbin: On your first question, I’m not aware of that.
On your second question, China and India have been in close communication with each other through diplomatic and military channels to resolve the current border situation. As I know, the sixth round of commander-level talks is taking place as we speak. The Chinese side will release relevant information in a timely manner if there’s any.
On your third question, President Xi Jinping will attend and address virtually a series of high-level meetings to mark the 75th anniversary of the UN, including the high-level meeting to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the UN, the General Debate of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly, the UN Summit on Biodiversity, and the UNGA High-level Meeting to Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Beijing Women’s Conference. We’ve already released information on this.
President Xi will elaborate China’s proposals and propositions at these events on major issues of common concern to people of the whole world such as international relations, economic globalization, ecological conservation, global governance, and the global women’s cause, and call for support for multilateralism, UN’s authority and roles, the UN-centered international system, the international order based on international law, and a community with a shared future for mankind. Please stay tuned for more information.