BEIJING, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- The ongoing 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), a landmark event in the history of the ruling party of the world's largest developing country, has attracted a lot of attention from across the world.
The following is a selection of quotes by foreign leaders and observers on Chinese President Xi Jinping's vision of building a community of shared future for mankind.
Yukio Hatoyama, former Japanese prime minister:
"China is promoting co-development with neighboring countries with initiatives such as the Belt and Road Initiative. I hope Japan would not exclude itself from such programs but adopt cooperative policies."
Dogu Perincek, chairman of the Patriotic Party of Turkey:
"China today represents hope for the whole humanity ... We have to keep that hope alive. Hope for a world free of imperialism, a world of free and independent nations, a multipolar world, a world that is following the path of shared growth."
Panos Rigas, secretary of the central committee of the ruling SYRIZA party of Greece:
"We believe that this congress will renew the commitment of the CPC to building a future of prosperity and justice for China and the world."
Maria Teresa Montes de Oca, director of the Institute of Chinese Studies at the University of Havana, Cuba:
"Latin America needs to open wider to China to forge a common destiny of development and also needs to actively participate in international cooperation mechanisms proposed by Beijing."
Oh Ei Sun, special adviser for Malaysia's Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute:
"We are in favor of eventually reaching a community of common destiny with China."
B.R. Deepak, a professor at the Center of Chinese and Southeast Asian Studies of Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, India:
"China's vision of building a community of shared future for all humankind emphasizes the ongoing trend of multi-polarism, interdependence, tolerance and mutually beneficial cooperation."
Khairy Tourk, a professor with the Stuart School of Business of the Illinois Institute of Technology, the United States:
"The Chinese future now goes with other nations' dreams."