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Yang Jiechi Attends Reception for the 45th Anniversary of the Restoration of the Lawful Seat of the People's Republic of China in the United Nations and Delivers a Speech
2016/10/25

On October 25, 2016, State Councilor Yang Jiechi attended the reception for the 45th anniversary of the restoration of the lawful seat of the People's Republic of China in the United Nations (UN) and delivered a speech.

Yang Jiechi noted that on this day 45 years ago, the UN General Assembly adopted Resolution 2758 and decided to restore the lawful seat of the People's Republic of China in the UN. This epoch-making event signifies a notable enhancement of the universality, representativeness and authority of the UN, a significant increase in forces for peace and development and a new stage of China's diplomatic engagement. For the last 45 years, China has always been a constructor of world peace, contributor of global development, maintainer of international order and supporter of UN causes. China will firmly stick to the path of peaceful development, common development, cooperative development and multilateralism and join efforts with the UN and all countries to advance the noble cause of peace and development of mankind. China expects the UN to continuously play an essential and leading role in maintaining world peace, promoting common development, improving global governance and other aspects.

The reception was hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and chaired by Foreign Minister Wang Yi. More than 400 people attended the reception including comrades in charge of relevant ministries and commissions of the State Council, envoys from various countries to China and representatives of UN agencies in China.

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