Developed nations should provide more help to developing countries in form of
technology transfer and the capital so they can really fight climate change,
Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang said yesterday.
But that does not mean developing nations should not try on their own to
combat global warming, he said.
Developing countries, including China, should attach great importance to the
issue and face the challenge positively according to their respective situations
and the levels of development.
Qin's remarks came after UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's urged China to do
more to tackle climate change.
Despite its low per capita emissions, China uses effective measures to cut
green house gas emissions and control its impact on the environment, Qin said.
Ecuador oil conflict
No Chinese worker has been injured in the conflict over a Chinese-invested
oil company in Ecuador, Qin said.
The Chinese government is monitoring the situation closely. The situation
there has returned to normal, Qin said, and the production in the rigs has
Home and abroad visits
Mauritius Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolan will pay a six-day official
visit to China from next Monday, Qin said.
He also said Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi will visit Russia from July 12-15,
and Vice-Premier Wu Yi will leave for Singapore on July 9 to attend two
Malaysian Foreign Minister Syed Hamid Albar is scheduled to visit China from
July 9 to 13.
(China Daily 07/04/2007 page2)