|Wang Yi: The Belt and Road Initiative Has Grown into the Largest Platform for International Cooperation|
On September 28, 2018 local time, when delivering a speech at the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi expressed that the Belt and Road Initiative proposed by President Xi Jinping is a public good China offers the world. Indeed, it has grown into the largest platform for international cooperation. It aims to deliver benefits for all through consultation and cooperation. The Initiative is open, transparent and inclusive; it is based on international rules and laws, and it aims to achieve green, environment-friendly and sustainable development. It is about pursuing common prosperity through greater complementarity among participating countries. By September this year, over 130 countries and international organizations have signed agreements on Belt and Road cooperation with China. Next year, China will host the second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, and we welcome all parties to go and attend this event.