China-Coronavirus/G20 Summit

G20 should play leading role in COVID-19 fight: Chinese official

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Beijing, China - March 26, 2020 (CCTV - No access Chinese mainland)
1. Press conference
2. SOUNDBITE (Chinese) Luo Zhaohui, vice foreign minister (partially overlaid with shot 3):
"G20 is an important platform to address global crisis and conduct economic cooperation. It played an important role in responding to the international financial crisis in 2008. In the current context, the international community of course expects the G20 to play a leading role again, especially when all G20 members are victims of this outbreak. This special summit is also the first video summit in the history of the G20. It is an important opportunity for all the parties to discuss and take joint actions."
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3. Various of reporters at press conference
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4. Various of foreign reporters at press conference
5. SOUNDBITE (Chinese) Luo Zhaohui, vice foreign minister:
"At present, China has made remarkable achievements in epidemic prevention and control, and is actively supporting other countries in their fight against the epidemic, which has been highly praised by the international community. China expects and believes that this special summit will reach important consensus on jointly tackling the epidemic and stabilizing the world economy, sending a positive signal of strengthening solidarity, deepening cooperation and close coordination. China is ready to work with G20 members to push for positive and pragmatic results of the summit."
6. Various of reporters at press conference

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The Group of Twenty (G20) should play its leading role in the current fight against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, said Luo Zhaohui, the Chinese vice foreign minister, at a press briefing in Beijing on Thursday.

Luo made the comments when asked about China's expectations of the G20 video summit on the COVID-19 pandemic to be held on Thursday night.

Luo said COVID-19 is spreading fast in many parts of the world now, endangering the lives and health of people in all countries and severely impacting the world economy. The meeting is very timely, he said, adding that the international community expects the G20 to mobilize all parties to fight the epidemic and stabilize the global economy.

He said G20 should play its leading role in fighting the pandemic as it did in addressing the global financial crisis in 2008.

"G20 is an important platform to address global crisis and conduct economic cooperation. It played an important role in responding to the international financial crisis in 2008. In the current context, the international community of course expects the G20 to play a leading role again, especially when all G20 members are victims of this outbreak. This special summit is also the first video summit in the history of the G20. It is an important opportunity for all the parties to discuss and take joint actions," said Luo.

He said China would like to work with G20 members to achieve positive fruits of the summit.

"At present, China has made remarkable achievements in epidemic prevention and control, and is actively supporting other countries in their fight against the epidemic, which has been highly praised by the international community. China expects and believes that this special summit will reach important consensus on jointly tackling the epidemic and stabilizing the world economy, sending a positive signal of strengthening solidarity, deepening cooperation and close coordination. China is ready to work with G20 members to push for positive and pragmatic results of the summit," said Luo.

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  • ID : 8138749
  • Published : 2020-03-26 17:12
  • Last Modified : 2020-03-26 18:22:06
  • Location : Beijing,China
  • Category : health
  • Duration : 1'56
  • Audio Language : Chinese/Nats
  • Source : China Central Television (CCTV)
  • Restrictions : No access Chinese mainland
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China-Coronavirus/G20 Summit

G20 should play leading role in COVID-19 fight: Chinese official

Dateline : March 26, 2020

Location : Beijing,China

Duration : 1'56

  • English


Beijing, China - March 26, 2020 (CCTV - No access Chinese mainland)
1. Press conference
2. SOUNDBITE (Chinese) Luo Zhaohui, vice foreign minister (partially overlaid with shot 3):
"G20 is an important platform to address global crisis and conduct economic cooperation. It played an important role in responding to the international financial crisis in 2008. In the current context, the international community of course expects the G20 to play a leading role again, especially when all G20 members are victims of this outbreak. This special summit is also the first video summit in the history of the G20. It is an important opportunity for all the parties to discuss and take joint actions."
++SHOT OVERLAYING SOUNDBITE++
3. Various of reporters at press conference
++SHOT OVERLAYING SOUNDBITE++
4. Various of foreign reporters at press conference
5. SOUNDBITE (Chinese) Luo Zhaohui, vice foreign minister:
"At present, China has made remarkable achievements in epidemic prevention and control, and is actively supporting other countries in their fight against the epidemic, which has been highly praised by the international community. China expects and believes that this special summit will reach important consensus on jointly tackling the epidemic and stabilizing the world economy, sending a positive signal of strengthening solidarity, deepening cooperation and close coordination. China is ready to work with G20 members to push for positive and pragmatic results of the summit."
6. Various of reporters at press conference


The Group of Twenty (G20) should play its leading role in the current fight against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, said Luo Zhaohui, the Chinese vice foreign minister, at a press briefing in Beijing on Thursday.

Luo made the comments when asked about China's expectations of the G20 video summit on the COVID-19 pandemic to be held on Thursday night.

Luo said COVID-19 is spreading fast in many parts of the world now, endangering the lives and health of people in all countries and severely impacting the world economy. The meeting is very timely, he said, adding that the international community expects the G20 to mobilize all parties to fight the epidemic and stabilize the global economy.

He said G20 should play its leading role in fighting the pandemic as it did in addressing the global financial crisis in 2008.

"G20 is an important platform to address global crisis and conduct economic cooperation. It played an important role in responding to the international financial crisis in 2008. In the current context, the international community of course expects the G20 to play a leading role again, especially when all G20 members are victims of this outbreak. This special summit is also the first video summit in the history of the G20. It is an important opportunity for all the parties to discuss and take joint actions," said Luo.

He said China would like to work with G20 members to achieve positive fruits of the summit.

"At present, China has made remarkable achievements in epidemic prevention and control, and is actively supporting other countries in their fight against the epidemic, which has been highly praised by the international community. China expects and believes that this special summit will reach important consensus on jointly tackling the epidemic and stabilizing the world economy, sending a positive signal of strengthening solidarity, deepening cooperation and close coordination. China is ready to work with G20 members to push for positive and pragmatic results of the summit," said Luo.

ID : 8138749

Published : 2020-03-26 17:12

Last Modified : 2020-03-26 18:22:06

Source : China Central Television (CCTV)

Restrictions : No access Chinese mainland

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