|Wang Yi: The Countries and Peoples in the Middle East are Clear-eyed about the Truth, and Have Been Resolute in Supporting China|
On March 24, 2021 local time, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi received an exclusive interview with Al Arabiya in Riyadh.
In response to the reporter's question on the issues involving Xinjiang and Hong Kong, Wang Yi said that when it comes to China's internal affairs including Xinjiang and Hong Kong, the countries and peoples in the Middle East are clear-eyed about the truth, and have been resolute in supporting China. An outcome document of the Ninth Ministerial Conference of the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum stressed China's important efforts to care for the ethnic minorities and expressed support for China's just position regarding Hong Kong. At the recently concluded session of the UN Human Rights Council, 21 Arab states spoke up for justice in support of China. China highly appreciates that. We would like to work with Arab and Islamic countries in the region to continue upholding the principle of non-interference and jointly safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of developing countries.