Li Peng Quotes

  • China has always maintained that all countries, big or small, rich or poor, strong or weak, are equal members of the international community and they should stand and speak in the world as such.
  • We are ready to engage in international co-operation against terrorism with a view to safeguarding national interests and regional security and stability.
  • People of all countries have the right to choose their own social system and road to development in the light of their national conditions and characteristics.
  • As a historical legacy, the Kashmir conflict has been an outstanding issue for more than half a century.
  • China and India are close neighbours linked by mountains and rivers and the Chinese and Indian peoples have enjoyed friendly exchanges for thousands of years.
  • We sincerely hope that south Asian countries will respect and live in amity with each other, and achieve common development, and that south Asia will enjoy peace, stability and prosperity.
  • At the beginning of the new century, it is the common aspiration of the peoples of the two countries to deepen mutual understanding, enhance trust, develop friendship and strengthen cooperation.
  • We support every effort to combat international terrorism through the formulation of international conventions and hope that the international community will take further steps to improve the anti-terrorism international legal framework.
  • Today, being the biggest developing countries in the world, China and India are both committed to developing their economy and raising their people's living standards.
  • Comrade Deng Xiaoping - along with other party elders - gave the party leadership their firm and full support to put down the political disturbance using forceful measures.
  • Since the end of the Cold War, hegemonism has become increasingly unpopular.
  • Ours is a colourful and diversified world. It is also a complex one.
  • In the spring and summer of 1989, a serious political disturbance took place in China.
  • Normal military trade is undoubtedly part of the normal State-to-State relations.
  • When President Jiang Zemin visited India in 1996, the two sides decided that they would jointly build a constructive partnership of cooperation oriented towards the 21st century.
  • There are nearly 200 countries and a population of over 6 billion in today's world. International affairs should be addressed by all countries through consultations rather than monopolised by a few powers.
  • We have reiterated on many occasions that China wishes to establish and develop long-term, good-neighbourly and friendly relations with all countries in south Asia.
  • A multi-polar world can not exist without recognising the status and participation of developing countries.