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China, EU ink landmark deal on GI protection

China and the EU on Monday singed a bilateral agreement to protect the Geographical Indications (GIs) of 100 of each other's products. The landmark agreement was signed during a virtual summit between Chinese, German and EU leaders.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/14 21:11:39

Xi calls for sound bilateral ties with Europe in virtual summit

Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed on Monday that China and the EU must adhere to peaceful coexistence, opening-up and cooperation, multilateralism, as well as dialogue and consultation to achieve sound bilateral ties.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/14 20:34:11

China-Japan ties to remain stable after Yoshihide Suga wins LDP leadership to succeed Abe

Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga won the election on Monday afternoon to become the new president of Japan's Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), with Suga set to become the East Asian country's next prime minister. Experts said Japan's relations with China would remain in steady hands as Suga will mostly retain Shinzo Abe's foreign policies.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/14 17:19:04

Xi says China, Switzerland cultivate cooperation spirit of equality, innovation and win-win

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Monday that China and Switzerland have jointly cultivated a cooperation spirit of equality, innovation and win-win over the past 70 years since the establishment of their diplomatic ties.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/14 16:26:48

Cartoon of Modi slaughtering avatars of Chinese apps slammed as promoting terrorism

A politoons video produced by India Today that depicts Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shooting enemies representing Chinese apps has been slammed by Chinese netizens as terrorism and provocation of national sentiment against China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/14 15:56:03

China to work with ASEAN members to stabilize S.China Sea

Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Wei Fenghe has concluded his visit to Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei and the Philippines, as Chinese analysts said Sunday that paying visits to these Southeast Asian countries amid the COVID-19 pandemic proves the importance and solidity of China's ties with these nations.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/14 0:08:39

China-Japan ties 'uncertain' in post-Abe era

The Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) of Japan will elect its new leader on Monday who will also essentially succeed the resigned Shinzo Abe as the country's prime minister, but as rising hard-line attitudes toward China bring uncertainty to China-Japan ties, Chinese analysts warned that a worsening bilateral relationship will bring visible harm to Japan.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/13 23:38:40

Xi to meet European leaders

Chinese President Xi Jinping is scheduled to attend a video conference with European leaders on Monday, the second such meeting between Chinese and European leaders in two months.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/13 21:23:40

China, Russia provide more certainty to the world as the US becomes a threat: expert

With the world engulfed by the deadly coronavirus, rising violence and a collapsing international order due to the US, China's State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Friday that China-Russia relations have become the key force of stability in a turbulent world.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/12 18:46:45

Serbia-China bilateral cooperation continues to develop in all areas: president

The joint Serbia-China projects are progressing well thanks to the comprehensive strategic partnership and mutual understanding between the two countries, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic agreed with Chinese Ambassador to Serbia Chen Bo during their meeting on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/12 15:14:03

The US has gone too far and overstretched its reach: Chinese FM

China's State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Friday rebutted the accusation that China has interfered in US internal affairs, saying it's time China asked the US not to interfere in China's internal affairs.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/12 13:43:43

Chinese defense minister holds talks with Philippine defense secretary in Manila

Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Wei Fenghe (1st R) holds talks with Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana (1st L) in Manila, the Philippines, Sept. 11, 2020. (Xinhua)
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/12 10:39:03

China, Russia oppose protectionism, hegemony

China and Russia issued a joint foreign ministers' statement after Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday in Moscow, calling on all countries to uphold multilateralism and firmly oppose unilateralism, protectionism and hegemony.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/11 23:03:40

China slaps reciprocal restrictions on US embassy, consular staff

China has taken reciprocal restrictions on diplomats and other personnel at the US embassy and consulates in China, including the US consulate in Hong Kong region, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/11 18:55:08

'Who wants to visit India?' Chinese netizens respond to India's stricter visa norms for Chinese

Chinese netizens have once again felt the unfriendliness from the Indian government amid the China-India border tension and COVID-19 epidemic, as New Delhi reportedly has introduced stricter visa rules for Chinese people.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/11 13:23:40

Chinese-Indian foreign ministers reach consensus beyond expectations; peace depends on India keeping promise: expert

The joint statement and five-point consensus reached by both Chinese and Indian foreign ministers in Moscow on Thursday evening marked a substantial step in cooling down the current border situation, exceeding the expectations of most international observers and creating favorable conditions for a possible future meeting between the leaders of the two countries, Chinese experts told the Global Times on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/11 12:03:06

Roundup: China ready to work with partners to strengthen SCO's risk response, says FM

China stands ready to coordinate closely with its partners to guide the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) toward dealing with risks and challenges in a more effective manner, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here Thursday during a meeting of the SCO Council of Foreign Ministers.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/11 8:54:41

China, Russia, India share extensive, profound common interests, ideas: senior Chinese official

China, Russia and India share extensive and profound common interests and ideas, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/11 8:40:47