Readout of the Secretary-General's meeting with the Foreign Minister of China
Shanghai, China, 30 October 2010
The Secretary-General ended the first day of his visit to Shanghai with a meeting with the Foreign Minister of China Yang Jiechi. During a warm and friendly encounter, they discussed ways of expanding China- UN cooperation further. They exchanged views on moving forward international efforts on climate change and making progress on Millennium Development Goals with a particular focus on sustainable development. The Secretary-General raised the need for political support by member states for the newly created UN Women. In addition to nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation, the Secretary-General and the Foreign Minister discussed the situation in the Korean Peninsula, Myanmar, and Sudan. They agreed to continue their discussion in Beijing in the coming days.
Readouts on 30 October 2010