China hopes to have a stable neighborhood, valuing its ties with northeast Asia, southeast Asia and all neighbors, Premier Li Keqiang said here Friday.
The country will continue to follow the principles of amity, sincerity, mutual benefit and inclusiveness in developing relations with its neighbors, Li said at a press conference after the conclusion of the annual session of the national legislature.
China will continue to play its constructive role in promoting the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, he said.
The Premier also called for the development of an FTA among China, Japan and the ROK. "Arriving at a comprehensive, high-standard and mutually beneficial agreement is in the interests of the three countries."
"China will stay on the path of peaceful development and continue to be a positive force and contributor for regional and global peace," he said.