Yemen-China ties getting stronger [Archives:2004/799/Local News]

December 16 2004

In a lecture delivered on Dec. 3 at the Yemeni Center for Strategic Studies (YCSS), the Chinese ambassador praised the efforts of the Yemeni president in promoting international dialogue and democratization.
He discussed Chinese economic and political development. He described Chinese foreign policy as independent and adhering to the principles of peace, saying that that China aims to develop a just and logical international political system. He added that strength is not a solution to problems but the cause, and that China prefers to solve problems through negotiation and dialogue.
The Chinese ambassador said that he appreciated the historical Yemen-China relations, mentioning that Yemen was one of the first Arab countries to supported China's seat in the United Nations.