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Beijing has invested more than $ 400 billion in 54 Islamic countries, says China’s top diplomat – Middle East Monitor

China’s Foreign Minister said on Tuesday that China has invested more than $ 400 billion in nearly 600 projects across the Islamic world under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Anadolu Agency Report.

At the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Islamabad, Wang Yi said Beijing has a close relationship with the Islamic world on the basis of respect and mutual cooperation.

“China will continue to stand firmly on the side of the Pakistani people and support the early holding of a more prestigious and representative international peace conference based on a two-state solution to promote a comprehensive and fair reconciliation of Palestinians. Mr. Wang said it was a problem, according to the records of the speech released by the Pakistani Ministry of Information. “

Mentioning Jammu and Kashmir’s long-standing controversy, he said today that he “heard the calls of many Islamic friends” on the issue, adding that Beijing “shared the same desire.”

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Regarding the war between Russia and Ukraine, the king said China would support peace talks between Moscow and Kyiv.

“We need to prevent humanitarian disasters and prevent the spillover of the Ukrainian crisis from affecting or harming the legitimate rights and interests of other regions and countries,” he added.

He also talked about the current humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan and said Beijing would support Afghanistan in achieving inclusive government and steady governance to open a new chapter in peace and reconstruction.

“China is ready to work with Islamic countries to promote democracy in the multipolar world, international affairs, the diversity of human civilization, and to make constant efforts to build a community that shares the future of humanity. “Islam,” the king concluded.

UN leaders praise OIC

In a video message, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres stated that the United Nations has a close relationship with OIC on the basis of trust and solidarity.

“We are working together to counter many challenges, from the war in Ukraine and its global impact to growing inequality and a surge in human rights assaults,” said the UN Secretary. rice field.

Guterres added that the two organizations have worked together to foster a culture of peace, tolerance and understanding.

He praised the role of OIC and has recently cooperated in key areas of mutual concern, such as mediation, anti-terrorism, prevention of violent extremism, fighting anti-Islamic hatred, and promoting religious tolerance. He said he succeeded in deepening.

“Only together, we can unite with partners at all levels to face common challenges and create a better future for all,” added the UN Secretary-General.

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