|Chinese state councilor calls for more cooperation among G5 (07/09/09)|
L'AQUILA, Italy, July 8 (Xinhua) -- Chinese State Councilor Dai Bingguo on Wednesday called for more cooperation among the five leading developing countries (G5) to address international challenges.
Dai listed four aspects for further cooperation and coordination among the G5 when he, on behalf of Chinese President Hu Jintao, addressed the leaders' meeting of China, India, Brazil, South Africa and Mexico on Wednesday afternoon in the earthquake-stricken Italian city of L'Aquila.
According to a press release issued by the Chinese delegation, Dai said the G5 should join hands to cope with the international financial crisis.
Dai proposed that the G5 countries make join efforts to enhance the regulation of global financial system.
he urged the G5 countries to actively address the challenges of climate change and cooperate on addressing non-traditional security threats.
The Chinese state councilor also reiterated the importance of the unity of the G5, calling for continuing cooperation on a wide range of global issues.