Beijing, Jul 8 : Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan on Monday called on the global community to provide a common response to modern challenges and take active joint efforts in fight against transnational crime and terrorism.
"It is necessary to give a common response to the challenges that humankind currently faces. It is important to take common efforts to improve the global legal system and mechanisms of global governance, to strengthen international cooperation in new areas, in particular the development of the Internet, artificial intelligence technologies, deep-sea and polar research ... It is necessary to jointly fight against any signs of transnational crime and terrorism," Sputnik quoted Wang as saying at the opening of the World Peace Forum in Beijing.
According to the Chinese vice president, the international community should demonstrate joint responsibility for implementing international agreements to combat climate change, promote international cooperation in the fight against poverty and natural disasters.
The two-day forum will be held on July 8 and 9 at Tsinghua University in Beijing.
Organized by Tsinghua University in partnership with the Chinese People's Institute of Foreign Affairs, the forum is a high-level non-governmental seminar focusing on international security topics. (UNI)