CPC National Congress holds press conference on united front work and international exchanges

2017-10-21 12:46:54 | From:CGTN

Leading officials from the United Front Work Department and the International Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) are briefing the press on the united front work and the international exchanges on Saturday as the 19th CPC National Congress enters its fourth day. 

On united front work

Zhang Yijiong, executive vice minister of the United Front Work Department of the CPC Central Committee, stressed the importance of the CPC led multi-party cooperation and political consultation system, which has greatly contributed to China’s stability and solidarity, as well as its economic and social development.

Zhang also noted the endeavors and accomplishment made on national unity and prosperity as during the past five years, the economy has grown and people's livelihoods have improved in China's ethnic minority areas.

"We will protect and respect the culture, traditions and relics of ethnic minorities," said Zhang. "We will also focus on getting the religious community and masses to fully play their active roles."

Guo Yezhou, Vice Minister of the International Department of the CPC Central Committee, briefs the media on Saturday. [Photo/CGTN]

On CPC’s international exchanges

China will continuously work on promoting the CPC's external interactions and exchanges with foreign parties with the aim of enhancing mutual understanding and expounding China's position to the world, said Guo Yezhou, Vice Minister of the International Department of the CPC Central Committee at Saturday's press conference.

"Till now, the CPC keeps continuous contacts with over 400 political parties and organizations in 160 countries and regions," said Guo.

When asked if China's relations with the DPRK are dampening in recent years, Guo said that the CPC and DPRK's Workers' Party have "traditionally friendly" exchanges, but in terms of where, how and when to carry out further exchanges "will depend on the needs" of both sides.

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