Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a keynote speech at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit in Port Moresby, capital of Papua New Guinea (PNG), on Nov 17, 2018. (CGTN)
PORT MORESBY - Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Saturday that amid profound changes in the global landscape, mankind has reached a crossroads and is faced with critical choices.
Xi pointed out that the world is encountering changes not seen in a century and mankind has once again reached a crossroads
In a keynote speech at the APEC CEO Summit in the capital of Papua New Guinea, Xi pointed out that the world is encountering changes not seen in a century and mankind has once again reached a crossroads.
He stressed that the interests of all countries and the future of mankind hinge on the choice between cooperation and confrontation, between openness and closing one's door, and between win-win progress and a zero-sum game.
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The president also warned against the rising trend of protectionism and unilateralism during the speech.
Xi said that only openness and cooperation can bring more opportunities and create more space for development.
He called for firm efforts to safeguard the multilateral trading system with the World Trade Organization at its core.
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