19 Sep 2022
Chinese President, Xi Jinping, returned to Beijing after attending the 22nd meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the SCO and visiting Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. President Xi also flew to Nur-Sultan and Samarkand where he stayed for 48 hours and intensively attended nearly 30 events featuring both multilateral and bilateral agendas, and covering both security and development issues, said State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi.
He said President Xi’s trip to Central Asia adds more vitality to the Silk Road spanning through Eurasia, brings more stabilizing factors to the international and regional situation standing at a crossroads, and creates more favorable international conditions for starting a new journey of building a modern socialist country in all respects.
According to Wang, President proposed the five points, stressing the need to increase mutual support, expand security cooperation, deepen practical cooperation, strengthen cultural and people-to-people exchanges, and uphold multilateralism. They are in line with the shared aspiration of all member states to seek unity, stability and development, and have mapped out a roadmap for the SCO and a new prospect for cooperation.
The summit adopted more than 40 documents covering such areas as economy, finance, science and technology, culture and people-to-people exchanges, institution building and external interactions.
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