Original Title: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of New China’s Restoration of the Legal Seat of the United Nations
[Global Times Comprehensive Report]On October 25, 1971, the 26th United Nations General Assembly passed Resolution 2758, deciding to restore all rights of the People’s Republic of China in the United Nations, recognizing that the representative of the Government of the People’s Republic of China is the only legal place for China in the United Nations. representative. Chinese State Councilor and Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi said at the Lanting Forum on the 25th at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of New China’s Restoration of the Legal Seat of the United Nations. The victory of the principle of peace and harmony has made the power of world peace and development unprecedentedly stronger.”
Wang Yi introduced China’s important efforts to promote the development and growth of the United Nations: one is to lead by example and maintain international order; the other is to take responsibility and defend world peace; the third is to spare no effort to promote common development; the fourth is to actively contribute to respond to global challenges. He emphasized that China has stood with developing countries in the past, present and future.
Wang Yi said that the international landscape is undergoing profound changes unseen in a century. Only the international system with the United Nations as the core is a system that all countries build together; only the basic norms of international relations based on the purposes and principles of the UN Charter are the rules generally recognized by all countries. China will continue to participate fully in UN affairs, fully defend the status of the United Nations, fully promote the purposes and principles of the UN Charter, hold high the banner of true multilateralism, and work with other countries in the world to advance and work tirelessly to promote peace and development for all mankind.
Su Xiaohui, deputy director of the American Institute of the China Institute of International Studies, told the Global Times reporter on the 25th that the world today is not peaceful. Although peace and development are still the trend of the times, in the process of world development, the international community is concerned about it. Under the eyes of peace and development, we will still see some countries adopting unilateralism under the banner of multilateralism to interfere with international cooperation and influence global governance and other negative behaviors. The existence of the United Nations has avoided wars and conflicts among major powers. More importantly, it has given the vast number of developing countries an important opportunity to realize and safeguard their own interests.
When Algerian Ambassador to China Ahsan Bukhalifa spoke at the guest discussion session of the Blue Hall Forum on the 25th, he congratulated China on its successful restoration of its legal seat and paid tribute to China’s efforts to maintain peace and contribute to world development. And express my sincere congratulations and respect to the progress made by the Communist Party of China in the past 100 years.
Representatives of the United Nations and other international organizations in China, envoys of certain countries in China, representatives of relevant departments and social organizations participating in China’s cooperation with the United Nations, experts and scholars attended the forum. After the keynote speech, Wang Yi, together with Ambassador Li Daoyu, who was awarded the national honorary title of “Outstanding Contributor to Diplomatic Work,” Ambassador Shi Yanhua, who experienced the historic moment when New China was on the stage of the United Nations, Algerian Ambassador to China Bukhalifa, and UN Food and Agriculture Wen Kangnong, the representative of the organization in China, jointly issued the theme logo of “The 50th Anniversary of the Restoration of the People’s Republic of China to the United Nations Legal Seat”. (Liu Xin)