Published: 11:10, May 27, 2024 | Updated: 12:09, May 27, 2024
Wang: China to expand dialogue, cooperation with Organization of American States
By Xinhua
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, also a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, attends a press conference on China's foreign policy and foreign relations on the sidelines of the second session of the 14th National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing, capital of China, March 7, 2024. (PHOTO / XINHUA)

BEIJING - China will further strengthen dialogue and exchanges with the Organization of American States (OAS), expand friendly the two-way cooperation and jointly contribute to regional development and stability, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said.

Wang made the remarks as he recently exchanged congratulatory messages with OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro on the 20th anniversary of China's permanent observer status in the organization.

China has carried out a series of friendly cooperation with the OAS, and played a positive role in promoting stability, unity, economic and social development in Latin American and Caribbean countries, and jointly tackling global challenges, said Wang Yi

He said in his message to Almagro that since becoming a permanent OAS observer on May 26, 2004, China has carried out a series of friendly cooperation with the OAS, and played a positive role in promoting stability, unity, economic and social development in Latin American and Caribbean countries, and jointly tackling global challenges.

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In his message to Wang, Almagro said that China, as a permanent observer of the OAS, has made significant contributions to fostering people-to-people exchanges and dialogue in the Western Hemisphere and the world.

The OAS looks forward to strengthening cooperation with China to jointly address present and future challenges and build a future with sustainable development, he said.