|Vice Foreign Minister Li Baodong Meets with UN Secretary-General António Guterres|
On December 19, 2017, Vice Foreign Minister Li Baodong met with Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) António Guterres at the UN Headquarters in New York. Both sides had in-depth exchanges of views on cooperation between China and the UN, reform of the UN system and international and regional hotspot issues of common concern.
Li Baodong expressed that China supports the UN in constantly keeping up with the times and playing a bigger role in international affairs. China stands ready to enhance cooperation with the UN, in a bid to jointly make new contributions to safeguarding world peace and advancing common development.
António Guterres thanked China for its long-term and strong support for the work of the UN and expressed the willingness to continuously and actively promote the UN and China to further deepen practical cooperation in various fields.