The Secretary-General met today with H.E. Mr. Yang Jiechi, State Councilor of the People’s Republic of China.
The Secretary-General commended China for the leadership it has displayed at the United Nations, including through its active participation in UN peacekeeping.
He and Mr. Jiechi agreed on the importance of dialogue in resolving disputes in Northeast Asia, including on the Korean Peninsula.
They also discussed climate change, with the Secretary-General reiterating his invitation to world leaders to attend the September 2014 Climate Summit in New York.