Yang Jiechi, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, will attend the 55th Munich Security Conference (MSC) in Germany from February 15-17 at the invitation of the conference chairman Wolfgang Ischinger, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Hua Chunying announced on Monday.
Yang is also the director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the CPC Central Committee.
Founded in 1963, the annual MSC has become a forum dedicated to promoting peaceful conflict resolution and international cooperation and dialogue. It is one of the most important forums in the fields of global strategies and security policies.
China attaches great importance to the Munich Security Conference. In recent years, China sent senior representatives to attend the Conference every year to make in-depth communications with all parties concerned on topics regarding security policies, counter-terrorism, regional security situation, and global governance, playing an important role in enhancing mutual understanding and cooperation.