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Wang Yi Meets with Director-General Irina Georgieva Bokova of UNESCO

On June 7, 2016, Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Director-General Irina Georgieva Bokova of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Wang Yi noted that China attaches importance to the unique and important role of the UNESCO. It is also the first UN organization that President Xi Jinping paid a visit to and delivered an important speech. The cooperation between China and the UNESCO has been expanding and deepening in recent years, and China is willing to continue to do so.

Irina Georgieva Bokova expressed that the UNESCO plays a very important role in world peace, human dignity and sustainable development. President Xi Jinping's visit to the headquarters of the UNESCO in 2014 is of great milestone significance. The UNESCO is grateful to China for its consistent support.

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