President Xi Engages in Trilateral Dialogue with Macron and Ursula von der Leyen

President Xi Engages in Trilateral Dialogue with Macron and Ursula von der Leyen

Paris, The Gulf Observer: Chinese President Xi Jinping emphasized the significance of Europe in China’s major-country diplomacy with distinctive Chinese characteristics and its journey towards modernization during a trilateral meeting held here Monday.

The meeting, convened at the Elysee Palace, involved discussions between President Xi, French President Emmanuel Macron, and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.

President Xi expressed his pleasure in reconvening with President Macron and President von der Leyen, highlighting France as the inaugural destination of his overseas visit this year. He underscored the broader European implications of this trilateral dialogue.

Xi affirmed China’s steadfast commitment to approaching its relations with the European Union (EU) from a strategic and enduring standpoint. He expressed hope for mutual reinforcement and symbiotic growth in China-France and China-EU relations.

Amidst a global landscape marked by shifting dynamics, President Xi emphasized the imperative for continued partnership between China and the EU, recognizing both entities as significant global forces. He advocated for sustained dialogue, cooperation, strategic communication, and mutual trust-building between China and the EU.

President Xi articulated the necessity for strategic alignment, consensus-building, and coordinated efforts to ensure the stable and robust advancement of China-EU relations. He reiterated China’s dedication to contributing to global peace and development in collaboration with the EU.

The trilateral meeting stands as a testament to the commitment of China, France, and the EU to fostering dialogue, cooperation, and mutual understanding, thereby reinforcing the foundations of international peace and prosperity.