China promises to step up public health projects in belt and road countries amid coronavirus pandemic

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26 May 2020

China promises to step up public health projects in belt and road countries amid coronavirus pandemic

Author: South China Morning Post (Hong Kong)

“China promises to boost belt and road health projects amid coronavirus pandemic”, 24 May 2020

China will step up public health projects in belt and road countries in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said…

Wang said global efforts in containing the pandemic should be coordinated and promised to develop a ‘healthy silk road’.

“China will actively expand international cooperation on public health, and establish pandemic control mechanisms with more nations,” he told a press conference at the annual parliamentary meetings known as the “two sessions”…

It [The Belt and Road Initiative] mainly focuses on public infrastructure projects, but there have been calls for greater medical cooperation as the disease spread around the globe…

“The potential of the belt and road comes from constantly opening up new areas of cooperation. After the epidemic, the desire of countries to develop the economy and protect people's livelihoods will be stronger, and the demand for cooperation in the field of public health will also increase significantly,” he [Wang Yi] said…

Wang also said China will do more to help African countries handle the pandemic, push for the resumption of joint projects that have been delayed by the outbreak and consider debt relief measures.

“We will also actively promote the implementation of the G20 debt relief initiative to reduce the burden of African countries, and will consider providing special support to African countries in particular difficulties,” he said…

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“中国承诺在冠状疫情下推进‘一带一路’卫生合作项目”,2020524

中国外交部长王毅表示,面对新冠疫情,中国将在“一带一路”国家加强公共卫生项目……

王毅说,应协调全球抗疫行动,并承诺发展“健康丝绸之路”。

“中国将积极扩大公共卫生领域的国际合作,与更多国家建立流行病控制机制,”他在“两会”记者会上说……

“一带一路倡议”主要关注公共基础设施项目,但随着全球范围内冠状病毒的蔓延,人们呼吁开展更多的医疗合作……

“‘一带一路’的潜力来自不断开辟新的合作领域。疫情发生后,各国发展经济、保障民生的愿望将更加强烈,公共卫生领域的合作需求也将显著增加,”他(王毅)说……

王毅还表示,中国将继续帮助非洲国家抗击疫情,推动恢复因疫情延误的联合项目以及考虑债务减免。

“我们还将积极推动落实二十国集团‘缓债倡议’,减轻非洲国家债务负担,并将考虑为特别困难的非洲国家提供进一步的支持,”他说……

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“中國承諾在冠狀疫情下推進'一帶一路'衛生合作項目”, 2020524

中國外交部長王毅表示,面對新冠疫情,中國將在“一帶一路”國家加強公共衛生項目……

王毅說,應協調全球抗疫行動,並承諾發展“健康絲綢之路”。

“中國將積極擴大公共衛生領域的國際合作,與更多國家建立流行病控制機制,”他在“兩會”記者會上說……

“一帶一路倡議”主要關注公共基礎設施項目,但隨著全球範圍內冠狀病毒的蔓延,人們呼籲開展更多的醫療合作……

“'一帶一路'的潛力來自不斷開闢新的合作領域。疫情發生後,各國發展經濟、保障民生的願望將更加強烈,公共衛生領域的合作需求也將顯著增加,”他(王毅)說… …

王毅還表示,中國將繼續幫助非洲國家抗擊疫情,推動恢復因疫情延誤的聯合項目以及考慮債務減免。

“我們還將積極推動落實二十國集團'緩債倡議',減輕非洲國家債務負擔,並將考慮為特別困難的非洲國家提供進一步的支持,”他說……

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