On August 9, 2022, the Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi meets with Park Jin, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea, in Qingdao, east China's Shandong province. LI ZHENG XINHUA QINGDAO Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Park Jin, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea, in Qingdao, east of China's Shandong province, saying China is willing to promote the healthy and stable development of bilateral relations along with the ROK.
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and the ROK. The two countries have always been neighbors and partners, and the two sides should grasp the overall situation of the development and stability of bilateral relations.
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Wang pointed out that the two countries should adhere to independence and freedom from external interference, adhere to good-neighborliness and friendship, adhere to openness and win-win results, adhere to equality and respect and non-interference in each other's internal affairs, adhere to multilateralism and adhere to the purposes and principles of the UN Charter.
The ROK is willing to work with China to promote healthy and stable development of bilateral relations, Wang said.
Park Jin said that the ROK is willing to respect each other, promote equality and mutual benefit, improve mutual trust, and carry out open and inclusive cooperation to make bilateral relations more mature and healthier.
On Tuesday, Wang had an in-depth exchange of views on the THAAD issue with Park Jin during their talks.
The two sides agreed that both sides should attach importance to each other's security concerns and try to properly handle the THAAD issue to make sure it does not become a stumbling block affecting the bilateral relations.