PM Meets the Press
On March 20, Chinese Premier took questions from the press after the conclusion of the First Session of the 13th National People’s Congress (NPC) in Beijing. Edited excerpts of his comments follow: shared benefits through consultation and collaboration.
China’s economic growth contributes to both global recovery and global peace, as stronger cooperation and trade bring more negotiations and less conflict.
As a developing country, China hopes for a peaceful international environment to achieve modernization. China will not seek hegemony even if it grows stronger in the future.
China will not abandon a single inch of its own land, nor will it take or occupy an inch of another country’s land.
While China is ready to fulfill its international responsibilities as a large developing country, it will focus on managing its own affairs well, as it still faces many difficulties and pressing issues concerning Chinese people’s lives. China is clear about the substantial agenda it confronts.
Improving the business environment