China voices support for ASEAN's community building
Updated: 2012-07-17 06:53
BEIJING - China will continue to support the community building of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman said Monday.
Commenting on the recent ASEAN foreign ministers' meetings in Cambodia, Hong Lei said the meetings have yielded positive results, which show these countries' willingness to strengthen regional cooperation and achieve common development.
Although a joint statement was not produced, ASEAN members have reached profound agreement on accelerating their community building, said Hong.
The spokesman also said China will comprehensively promote pragmatic cooperation with the ASEAN in various fields to benefit each other.