Xi calls for promoting tradition, looking to future to uphold multilateralism

Source: Xinhua| 2021-01-25 20:18:12|Editor: huaxia

BEIJING, Jan. 25 (Xinhua) -- The world is undergoing changes unseen in a century, and now is the time for major development and transformation, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Monday.

"To uphold multilateralism in the 21st century, we should promote its fine tradition, take on new perspectives and look to the future," Xi said while addressing the World Economic Forum Virtual Event of the Davos Agenda.

Xi underscored the need to stand by the core values and basic principles of multilateralism, adapt to the changing international landscape, and respond to global challenges as they arise.

"We need to reform and improve the global governance system on the basis of extensive consultation and consensus-building," he added. Enditem