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Vice Foreign Minister Luo Zhaohui Meets with President of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf

2019/07/29

On July 28, 2019, Vice Foreign Minister Luo Zhaohui met in Beijing with the visiting President of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf. The two sides exchanged in-depth views on maintaining multilateralism, promoting the development of international law and strengthening exchanges and cooperation between China and the ICJ. Chinese Judge and Vice President of the ICJ Xue Hanqin and Director-General of the Department of Treaty and Law of the Foreign Ministry Jia Guide were present.

Speaking positively of the ICJ's important role in the peaceful settlement of international disputes and the maintenance of international peace and security, Luo Zhaohui briefed the contributions of the People's Republic of China to promoting the development of international law and safeguarding international fairness and justice over the past 70 years since its founding. He emphasized, as multilateralism and international law are now being challenged and impacted, the Chinese side is willing to work with the ICJ to jointly safeguard the international system with the United Nations as its core and the international order based on international law.

Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf expressed his appreciation and regards for the support and contributions of the Chinese side to the ICJ. He praised the Chinese side's important role in safeguarding multilateralism and promoting the development of international law. The ICJ is willing to strengthen exchanges and cooperation with the Chinese side.

Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf paid this visit to China at the invitation of President of the Supreme People's Court Zhou Qiang, During the visit, Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf attended the Colloquium on International Law in the Changing World: The Role of Developing Countries co-organized by the Foreign Ministry and Chinese Society of International Law on July 29 and delivered a keynote speech.

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