BANGKOK, Nov. 19 (Xinhua) — Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks with Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Saturday, as the two sides reached consensus on building a community with a shared future between China and China. Thailand.
After the meeting, the leaders of the two countries issued the Joint Statement between the People’s Republic of China and the Kingdom of Thailand on Establishing a Sino-Thai Community with a Shared Destiny for Stability, Prosperity and sustainability.Here is the full text of the statement: Joint Statement between the People’s Republic of China and the Kingdom of Thailand on Establishing a China-Thai Community with a Shared Share of Stability, increased prosperity and sustainabilityNovember 19, 2022, Bangkok 1. At the invitation of HE General Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand, HE Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China, left cipated at the 29th APEC Economic Leaders Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, and visited Thailand. November 17-19, 2022. On November 19, 2022, President Xi Jinping held talks with Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha at the Government Palace. The two sides reached an important new consensus on building a China-Thai community with a shared future for greater stability, prosperity and sustainability, and discussed the current and future development of bilateral relations. 2 China congratulated Thailand for successfully hosting the 29th APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting, which highlighted Asia-Pacific’s concerted efforts to advance APEC Putrajava’s 2040 vision. an open, vibrant, resilient and peaceful Asia-Pacific community through enhanced solidarity. and cooperation. Thailand congratulated China on the complete success of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and President Xi Jinping on his re-election as general secretary of the CPC Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, and expressed his confidence that China will achieve the second centenary goal of transforming itself into a great modern socialist country in all respects and advance the rejuvenation of the Chinese nation on all fronts through a Chinese path to modernization.3. The two sides agreed that on the 10th anniversary of the China-Thailand comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership, the announcement of building a China-Thailand community with a shared future for greater stability, prosperity and sustainability will mark the future directions of the partnership. and reaffirmed that “China and Thailand are as close as one family”, as the two countries prepare for the 50th anniversary of the establishment of Sino-Thai diplomatic relations in 2025. 4. Both sides reaffirmed their commitment to further build mutual trust, understanding and support on key issues of principle regarding national sovereignty, unification and territorial integrity. The Chinese side respects Thailand’s national independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity. The Thai side firmly supports the one-China policy and recognizes Taiwan as an inalienable part of China and the government of the People’s Republic of China as the sole legal government representing all of China. The Thai side supports the Chinese principle “One country, two systems”. 5. The two sides welcomed the progress made in terms of practical cooperation in all areas of China-Thailand relations despite the challenges posed by the pandemic. of COVID-19, as evidenced by high-level exchanges and the convening of meetings under various bilateral cooperation mechanisms. The two sides agreed to strengthen strategic communication and stressed the importance of the full and effective implementation of the joint action plan on China-Thailand strategic cooperation between the government of the People’s Republic of China and the government of Kingdom of Thailand (2022-2026) and the cooperation plan between the government of the People’s Republic of China and the government of the Kingdom of Thailand on the joint promotion of the Silk Road Economic Belt and the Sea Route of the silk of the 21st century, with a view to advancing practical cooperation in all fields and supporting the building of the Sino-Thai community with a shared destiny for greater stability, prosperity and sustainability. 6. The two parties reaffirmed their commitment to realizing the prospects of the China-Thailand-Laos Connectivity Development Corridor connecting the China-Laos Railway with the Thai railway system, which will strengthen logistics networks to promote trade and investment as well as sub-regional development. The two sides also attached importance to promoting synergies between Thailand’s Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) and China‘s Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao (GBA) Greater Bay Area as well as the Yangtze River (YRD), especially in industrial cooperation in high-potential industries, including electric vehicles. 7. Both sides reaffirmed their commitment to cooperate in post-COVID social and economic recovery, to mitigate the effects of global economic downturns and disruption of supply chains, as well as to ensure energy and food security through the expansion of the volume of bilateral trade and the facilitation of trade, including agricultural products and other areas. Both sides also recognized the importance of expanding cooperation in areas that support future development, such as digital economy, clean energy and supply chain security. The two sides agreed to increase investment in high-tech industries such as green economy and artificial intelligence to achieve high-quality development.8. The two parties agreed to exchange best practices and experience in governance in areas of mutual interest, such as health, poverty reduction and rural development, and to strengthen cooperation in the fight against against transnational crime, in particular drug trafficking, online gambling and fraudulent call center operations. 9. Both sides reaffirmed the importance of strengthening people-to-people exchanges to promote goodwill, friendship and cross-cultural understanding. In this regard, the two sides welcomed the resumption of international flights between China and Thailand. The Thai side is looking forward to welcoming Chinese tourists after the relaxation of travel measures in China. The Thai side also thanked the Chinese side for allowing the gradual return of Thai students to China to continue their studies. The two sides agreed to cooperate in the revitalization of high-quality tourism and to strengthen cooperation in the fields of education, culture, media and information and between sister cities in accordance with the principles of equality, mutual benefit and sustainability. 10. The two parties agree to work closely together to advance sub-regional cooperation and promote synergy between the Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya- Mekong (ACMECS) and the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC), with a view to deepening sub-regional cooperation. integration, promoting connectivity, trade and investment, and building resilience through cooperation in health, food and energy security, water resources and digitalization . In this regard, Thailand reaffirmed its willingness to assume the co-chairmanship of the LMC in the next term. 11. The two sides will implement the consensus reached at the China-ASEAN Special Summit to Commemorate the 30th Anniversary China-ASEAN dialogue relations, uphold regionalism and jointly uphold ASEAN’s centrality in the evolving regional architecture, and advance the China-ASEAN comprehensive strategic partnership. through building a peaceful, safe and secure, prosperous, beautiful and friendly home. The two sides will promote mutually beneficial cooperation between the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and the ASEAN Indo-Pacific Outlook (AOIP) and ensure the quality of the implementation of the economic partnership. Global Regional (RCEP).12. The two sides attach great importance to strengthening cooperation within the framework of the Global Development Initiative to accelerate the momentum towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. China welcomed Bio-Circular-Green Economy (BCG) proposed by Thailand and has stood ready to pursue balanced, sustainable and inclusive growth with Thailand based on a people-centered development philosophy.13. The two sides agreed that China and Thailand share broad common interests in many respects in maintaining regional and global peace and stability, and will explore cooperation within the framework of the Security Initiative. world and maintain close communication and coordination to address the impacts of traditional and global conflicts. non-traditional security challenges such as terrorism, climate change and cybersecurity.14. The two sides will make joint efforts to promote multilateralism and international cooperation at all levels, strengthening coordination and cooperation in the United Nations and other multilateral frameworks, with a view to promoting peace, security, prosperity and sustainable development for all as well as responding to new threats and challenges.15. Other cooperation documents in areas such as investment, e-commerce and science and technology were signed during the visit.