China will continue to provide assistance to help the Pacific Island countries build capacity to tackle global financial crisis and climate change, and support the sustainable developemnt of the island countries, said Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Cui Tiankai on Friday.
The Chinese vice foreign minister made the remarks at the the 22nd Pacific Islands Forum's Post Forum Dialogue Meeting, which was held in the Vanuatu capital of Port Vila on Friday.
The Chinese government attaches great importance to developing the friendly cooperation with the Pacific Island Countries and will continue provide economic and technology assistance to the island countries, he said.
"China is ready to maintain the high-level exchanges,deepen economic and trade cooperation, further strengthen cooperation with Pacific Islands regional organizations," he told the delegates.
"China will push forward its relations with the island countries to a higher level based the five principles of Co- existence," he added.
Cui also expounded China's stance on assisting the Pacific Island Countries tackling the challenges brought foreward by the global financial crisis and climate change, and achieving sustainable development and the UN Millennium Development Goal. 【1】 【2】