Thursday, August 24, 2006

Ambitious Goal

China Pledges to Use Prosperity to Promote World Peace
BEIJING — China's leaders have issued a pledge to use the country's growing prosperity to promote global peace, state media said Thursday, amid unease abroad at Beijing's mounting political and military strength.

Ending a three-day conference on foreign policy, President Hu Jintao and other leaders also issued instructions to spread Chinese culture abroad and promote foreign understanding of China, the China Daily and other newspapers reported.

Foreign policy goals set at the meeting said "the country should use its economic growth to promote global peace, which conforms to the fundamental interests of the Chinese people and the world," according to the China Daily.


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