|Ambassador Liu Zhenmin Meets with Mr. Alain Le Roy, UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations|
On 1 December 2009, Ambassador Liu Zhenmin, Deputy Permanent Representative of the Chinese Mission to the UN, met with Mr. Alain Le Roy, UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations at the UN Headquarters in New York.
Ambassador Liu said that the Chinese government always values the important role played by the United Nations in international peacekeeping and peace-building endeavors, and has vigorously supported the work of the UN Secretariat in this regard. In this connection, the Chinese government has decided to contribute an additional 500,000 US dollars to the UN Trust Fund for the AU-UN Joint Mediation Support Team for Darfur. The Chinese government also contributed 100,000 US dollars to the Trust Fund for Preventive Action and a trust fund in support of political affairs respectively. China will also handover to the UN Peacebuilding Fund its pledged third batch of contribution of one million US dollars.
Under-Secretary-General Le Roy expressed thanks for China's comprehensive support for the work of the United Nations, appreciated the contribution made by China to maintaining world peace and stability, and said that the UN Secretariat would make good use of the donations and continue to strengthen cooperation with China in the relevant areas.