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Li Keqiang Attends and Addresses the Informal Meeting of the 10th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit

In the morning of October 17 local time, Premier Li Keqiang attended and addressed the informal meeting of the 10th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit in Milan, exchanging views with leaders of various countries on international and regional issues.

Li Keqiang expressed that the peace and stability on the Eurasian continent bears on the peace and security in the world. The people on the Eurasian land suffered a lot during the two World Wars and had been taught a bitter lesson, they thus especially treasure peace. We should work together to safeguard the victory of the World War II, stick to the path of peaceful development, adhere to cooperation for win-win results and help each other in times of crisis, so as to make positive contributions to the peace and tranquility of the whole planet.

Li Keqiang pointed out that traditional and non-traditional woes such as armed conflicts, terrorism and large-scale infectious diseases still stand out in today's world and no country is immune from these challenges. We should unite and strengthen coordination to jointly meet the challenges and solve the related problems in a justified, reasonable and proper manner on the basis of mutual respect, equality and noninterference in other country's internal affairs.

Li Keqiang briefed on the policies formulated and measures taken by China on addressing climate change. Li Keqiang stressed that China attaches great importance to coping with climate change and has included it as an important component of the construction of ecological civilization. China will push forward energy conservation and emission reduction in an unwavering manner, strive to usher in a new approach of growing economic development with a reduction in the carbon consumption emission and make efforts to explore a sustainable and win-win development path in developing economy and dealing with climate change conforming to China's national conditions. China dedicates to international cooperation in addressing climate change and stands ready to work with other parties to adhere to the principles of "common but differentiated responsibility," fairness and respective capabilities to contribute to building a fairer, and more reasonable and effective global climate management system.

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