Rio de Janeiro

21 June 2012

Readout of the Secretary-General’s Meeting with H.E. Mr. Wen Jiabao, Prime Minister of the People's Republic of China

The Secretary-General met with the Prime Minister of the People's Republic of China, H.E. Mr. Wen Jiabao, on the margins of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro. During their meeting, they discussed sustainable development and the impact of the global economic crisis. On the ongoing situation in Syria, the Secretary-General expressed his appreciation for China's support for the plan of the Joint Special Envoy of the United Nations and the League of Arab States on the Syrian Crisis, Mr. Kofi Annan.