Chinese President Xi Jinping said in a written speech published on Thursday that actions that inflame conflicts and distort international norms are “too common” and the world must jointly reject the cold war mentality and the confrontation of blocks.
Xi also said that unilateralism, protectionism and any attempts to politicize and militarize economic and trade relations must be rejected by all.
Xi was originally to deliver the remarks at a business forum on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Bangkok. However, unforeseen scheduling conflicts caused the hearing to be cancelled, according to forum organizers.
The speech, made available to the media by the Chinese delegation, also called on business leaders to “be actively involved” in “China’s reform, opening-up and modernization efforts, and help boost China’s development and prosperity.” from both the Asia-Pacific region and the world.
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