Armenian, Chinese leaders sign joint declaration
Mediamax news agency
27 Sep 04
Armenian President Robert Kocharyan, who is paying a state visit to
China, today met Chairman of the People’s Republic of China Hu Jintao.
A special correspondent of Mediamax reports from Beijing that according
to the results of the negotiations, the two countries’ leaders signed
a joint declaration.
The document says: “The sides think that the current international
situation is still facing deep and complicated changes. Peace and
development remain the leitmotif of this epoch and are the common
concern of the peoples of all the countries of the world. The
international community should step up its consultations, defend
the diversity of the world and promote the exchange and reciprocity
between various civilizations and models of development in the world.
“The sides stress that the role of the United Nations in the cause of
maintaining peace and security in the whole world is irreplaceable
and that the main purposes and principles of the UN charter remain
a cornerstone norm to be observed in settling international affairs.
“The sides positively assess the coordination of cooperation and mutual
support by both countries in international and regional organizations,
including the United Nations.”