|Wang Yi Meets with Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto|
On September 21, 2022 local time, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
Wang Yi said, thanks to the strategic guidance of the leaders of both sides, China and Hungary enjoy a sound relationship, as the two countries always adhere to independence, sincerity and friendship, and win-win cooperation. The Chinese side appreciates the Hungarian side for being firmly committed to a friendly policy toward China and the one-China principle, and upholding a just position on issues concerning China's core interests. The high-level development of China-Hungary relations serves the fundamental interests of the two countries and peoples. Facing changes unseen in a century, the Chinese side will continue to plan bilateral relations from a strategic height, consolidate strategic mutual trust, practice true multilateralism, resist unilateral bullying, and uphold basic norms governing international relations. The Chinese side will continue to encourage competent enterprises to invest in Hungary, and expects the Hungarian side to maintain its consistent, steady and long-term policy.
Szijjarto said that Hungary is the first European country that has signed the Belt and Road Initiative cooperation documents with China. Hungary-China cooperation has played an important role in boosting the economic development of Hungary. Hungary is firmly committed to the one-China policy, and opposes bloc confrontation. Hungary will continue to unswervingly develop its cooperation with China, and actively participate in the Cooperation between China and Central and Eastern European Countries (China-CEEC Cooperation).
Wang Yi said that China and Central and Eastern European countries have carried out mutually beneficial cooperation on a voluntary basis, and the cooperation has continuously yielded fruitful results, meeting each other's needs and also helping complement each other with comparative strengths and create new channels for cooperation. The Chinese side has full confidence in the future of China-CEEC Cooperation.