President Xi Jinping calls for effort to maintain Asian peace and stability

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President Xi Jinping delivers speech at National University of Singapore President Xi Jinping delivers speech at National University of Singapore

In a speech in Singapore, Chinese President Xi Jinping said China pursues a policy that brings harmony, security and prosperity to neighbors.

Xi made remarks when delivering a speech at the National University of Singapore.

The visiting president explained China-ASEAN ties and the regional situation in the speech.

Xi said China will advocate cooperation with ASEAN and support the growth of ASEAN .

“China will firmly develop friendly cooperation with ASEAN, firmly support the growth of ASEAN, firmly support the construction of the ASEAN Community, and firmly support ASEAN in playing a leading role in East Asia,” said Xi.

The ASEAN Community, the first sub-regional community in Asia, will be set up by the end of December.

Hailing Singapore as a close and friendly neighbor, Xi stressed China will adhere to peaceful development and promte more cooperation with neighbors.

“The concept of peaceful development is an inherent gene of the Chinese culture. Emphasizing faith, promoting goodwill, and advocating friendly exchanges among nations constitute the basic content of China’s foreign policy toward neighboring countries,” said Xi.

President Xi Jinping calls for effort to maintain Asian peace and stability

President Xi Jinping calls for effort to maintain Asian peace and stability

In a speech in Singapore, Chinese President Xi Jinping said China pursues a policy that brings harmony, security and prosperity to neighbors.

Story compiled with information from Xinhua and CCTV News.