4 30, is an official visit to Indonesia, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao at the Palace Jakarta Dakar Dini made an important speech to explain China’s domestic and foreign policies. Xinhua News Agency reporter Zhang Duoshe
Xinhua Jakarta, April 30 (Xinhua reporter Li Liang Feng Jian Yu Qian Yu) Premier Wen Jiabao, 30, Carl Salvador Dali Palace in Jakarta, Indonesia, delivered a speech entitled “Strengthening good-neighborly friendship and deepen mutually beneficial cooperation” speech (full text separately). Indonesia’s Foreign Minister Marty, President of the World Affairs Council of Indonesia and Indonesia Pua Wei Zhu on behalf of the community, foreign diplomats stationed in Indonesia, a total of more than 2,000 people attended.
Wen Jiabao said that China and Indonesia have a long and splendid culture. In modern times, the two peoples fighting for national independence in the difficult years, sympathized with and supported each other, and forged a profound friendship. The new century, frequent bilateral high-level exchanges, increasing political trust, economic and trade cooperation develops rapidly. The face of centuries rare international financial crisis, the two help each other overcome difficulties, to stabilize the regional financial played an active role. Both sides in the close communication and cooperation in international affairs and enhance the influence of developing countries. The other suffered a major natural disaster, the two peoples empathy, togetherness. This fully shows that China and Indonesia are good neighbors, it is a good brother.
Wen Jiabao said, this time I visit to Indonesia, is the journey of friendship and cooperation, but also planning for the future trip. President Yudhoyono and I conducted a comprehensive, in-depth talks and reached important consensus, decided to further strengthen the China-Indonesia strategic partnership will consolidate the momentum of the two economies continues to improve, deepen mutually beneficial cooperation into a strong impetus to bilateral strategic partnership relations to a new height.
Wen said, came to Indonesia, can not talk about the spirit of Bandung. Seek common ground, peaceful coexistence, is the heart of the Bandung spirit, we still correctly handle the relations between states of behavior guidelines. Bandung spirit is immortal, we should cherish.
Wen said China has always supported the ASEAN unity for strength, attached great importance to and actively promote the development of China-ASEAN relations, which conform to the economic globalization and regional integration trend, in line with the interests of ASEAN countries, but also China’s interest. China firmly supports ASEAN’s leading role in regional cooperation, committed to deepening the pragmatic cooperation with ASEAN, will actively promote cultural exchanges with ASEAN countries, without any conditions, like in the case of assistance to less developed countries of ASEAN is willing to join hands with ASEAN maintaining regional security and stability, support for East Asian cooperation in opening up steadily.
Wen Jiabao stressed that the new China was founded 60 years ago, particularly since reform and opening, rapid economic development, people’s lives improved, gradually increase its international status. However, China still a developing country’s basic national conditions have not changed, independent and peaceful foreign policy has not changed, good-neighborly and friendly cooperation with ASEAN countries has not changed sincerity. China will always adhere to the independent foreign policy of peace for generations to come take the road of peaceful development.
Wen Jiabao concluded that half a century ago, China, Indonesia, a large number of newly independent countries of Asia on the international political stage, proclaiming the birth of a new Asia. Today we are witnessing the rise of Asia and Eastern civilization overall a great revival. Let us join hands to strengthen good-neighborly friendship, deepen comprehensive cooperation for a better future, to meet the Asian century.(edit: SN034)