HANGZHOU, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- An all-cargo air route linking Hangzhou, capital of east Chinas Zhejiang Province, and Spains Madrid was launched Thursday.
Maggiorelli, a professor of political science at Bogotas Jorge Tadeo Lozano University, said that Chinas prudence was evident in recent statements by Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, who rejected any attempt to start a "new Cold War" that would destabilize both nations and risk global progress.
Any idea for regional cooperation should be in line with the general trend, and conform to the peoples will. Otherwise, it will not win the support of regional countries, the spokesperson added.
While the issues that generate tension between China and the United States are multiple and complex, the issues that unite them are weightier enough to save bilateral ties, he said.
"These will only lead to its moral decline, damage to its national image and international trust deficit, and are doomed to boomerang," Wang said.
The remarks were made by Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin in response to U.S. executive orders issued Thursday, which ban transactions carried out by American companies or individuals with parent companies of WeChat and TikTok apps.
He said the BRI is vital for Cambodias economy which relies on the inflows of foreign direct investments that are conditional to the capability of sufficient physical infrastructures.
China and ASEAN countries, including the Philippines, are currently focusing on the fight against COVID-19 and resuming economic activities, which call for solidarity, coordination, peace and stability, Wang said.
"Anyone who attempts to derail this process can only end in failure," said Wang. Enditem
"Ultimately, they want to drag China and the United States into renewed conflict and confrontation and plunge the world into chaos and division again," he added.
Reported by Tang Renlin and Wu Jun
Edited by Wen Zhiming
Translated by Li Siying