Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Thursday said that China and Denmark have sought common interests with mutual respect and handled differences properly, with bilateral relations maintaining a sound momentum of development.
Wang spoke during a phone conversation with Danish Minister of Foreign Affairs Jeppe Kofod, who agreed with his counterpart’s views on the state of the two countries’ relations, according to a Chinese Foreign Ministry statement.
Kofod said the Danes attach great importance to the comprehensive strategic partnership between Denmark and China and hope to advance negotiations on the Green China-Denmark Joint Program and reach a timely consensus.
Wang said China is willing to work with Denmark to promote healthy and stable relations that will continue to mature. He also expressed willingness to push toward an early agreement on the Green China-Denmark Joint Program to broaden prospects for future cooperation.
The two sides also exchanged views on the Russia-Ukraine conflict.
The Danish foreign minister elaborated on Denmark’s position and expressed hope that China could exert its influence to prevent a prolonged conflict and a humanitarian disaster, the ministry said. – CGTN