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Beijing Initiative calls on political parties to contribute to peace, development

2017-12-04 10:00:46       source:Global Times

December 3, 2017

The Communist Party of China (CPC), together with representatives of some 300 political parties from 120 countries, concluded their three-day meeting on Sunday issuing a document called the Beijing Initiative, calling on political parties around the globe to contribute to world peace and development.

"We call on political parties around the world to join us in building world peace, contributing to global development and safeguarding the international order," reads the document issued during the closing ceremony of the CPC in Dialogue with World Political Parties High-Level Meeting.

It also called on political parties to facilitate the building of partnerships, encourage mutual learning among civilizations, and be the guardians of the environment.

The initiative broadly covered issues including opposing isolationism, exclusionism and protectionism, implementing the Paris Agreement on climate change, building a community with a shared future for mankind and pushing cooperation on the Belt and Road initiative.

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