|Ding Xuexiang Meets with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway Espen Barth Eide
On February 6, 2024, Member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Vice Premier of the State Council Ding Xuexiang met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway Espen Barth Eide in Beijing.
Ding Xuexiang said that this year marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Norway, and both sides should take this opportunity to further follow through on the important common understandings of the two heads of state, consolidate political mutual trust, deepen mutually beneficial cooperation, accommodate each other's core interests and major concerns, and promote the sustained, sound and steady development of China-Norway relations. China will unswervingly advance high-standard opening up and is ready to share with Norway the opportunities of its super huge market. Ding Xuexiang expressed the hope that Norway will continue to provide an open, fair, just and non-discriminatory business environment for Chinese enterprises. China is willing to work with Norway to continuously strengthen cooperation in environmental governance, climate response and biodiversity protection, among others and make greater contributions to global green and sustainable development.
Espen Barth Eide said, Norway speaks highly of China's important role in global governance and looks forward to enhancing bilateral exchanges at all levels and pushing for new achievements in cooperation in various fields.