Chinese, Hungarian FMs meet on sidelines of UNGA session – Xinhua

(Xinhua/Wang Ying)

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) — Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Wednesday met with Hungarian Foreign and Trade Minister Peter Szijjarto on the sidelines of the 77th session of the the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

Thanks to the strategic guidance of the leaders of the two countries, China and Hungary enjoy good relations, Wang said, adding that the two countries pursue independent policies, vow sincere mutual friendship and establish win-win cooperation. -winner.

The Chinese side appreciates that Hungary always adopts a friendly policy towards China, and welcomes its firm adherence to the one-China policy and fair stance on all issues related to China’s core interests, Mr. Wang said.

The high-level development of China-Hungary relations is in line with the fundamental interests of the two countries and peoples, he said, adding that in the face of changes not seen in a century, China will continue to consider their bilateral relations. from a strategic perspective, to consolidate their mutual strategic trust, to practice genuine multilateralism, to resist unilateral intimidation and to respect the basic norms of international relations.

Wang stressed that China will continue to encourage competent Chinese enterprises to invest in Hungary, and expects Hungary to maintain a consistent, stable and sustainable policy.

Noting that Hungary was the first European country to sign cooperation documents relating to the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), Szijjarto said Hungary-China cooperation plays an important role. in the economic development of Hungary.

Hungary firmly adheres to the one-China policy and opposes side-to-side confrontation, he said, adding that Hungary will continue to cooperate unswervingly with China and play an active role in the cooperation between China and the countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEEC).

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Wang said that China and the countries of Central and Eastern Europe have established mutually beneficial cooperation on a voluntary basis, and this cooperation has continuously produced fruitful results. These results not only meet the needs of each of the parties, but also help each to take advantage of the strengths of the others, and have made it possible to create new channels of cooperation.

The Chinese side has full confidence in the future of China-CEEC cooperation, he added. End