|Foreign Ministry Spokesman Kong Quan's Press Conference on 13 January 2005|
On the afternoon of January 13, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Kong Quan presided over a regular press conference.
Kong: Good afternoon, everyone! First I will make three announcements:
At the invitation of Vice President Zeng Qinghong, Deputy President Rowsch Nuri Shaways of the Iraqi Interim Government will pay a working visit to
At the invitation of State Councilor Tang Jiaxuan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Sato Kilman of the
At the invitation of Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Jack Straw of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland will pay an official visit to
Now I'm very glad to answer your questions
Q:Yesterday afternoon, some ROK congressmen's press conference was disrupted by some unidentified people who turned off lights by force. Who are these unidentified people? Who didn't they allow the ROK congressmen to hold the press conference?
A:As the Chinese sages said "don't put the cart before the horse", so let's look at the root cause of this incident. Yesterday afternoon, four ROK congressmen intended to hold a press conference at Great Wall Sheraton Hotel in
According to my initial knowledge, the Chinese security personnel and guards at the hotel on the spot tried to dissuade these ROK congressmen. Some high-level diplomats from ROK Embassy were also present at that time.
Above all, we welcome more exchanges between the Chinese and ROK people. We also welcome the ROK congressmen's visit to