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President Jiang Zemin Had a Telephone Conversation with US President Bush(13/09/2001)
On the evening of 12 September, President Jiang
Zemin had a telephone conversation with US President Bush at
the request of the latter.
thanked President Jiang for his recent telegram of sympathy
and condolences on the terrorist violent attacks on the
President Bush pointed out that
international terrorism is a threat to world peace. He is
looking forward to working closer with President Jiang and
other leaders of the international community in the common
fight against international terrorism. And he hopes that the
United States and China enhance their cooperation in this
field at the UN Security Council.
Jiang said that the attacks have not only brought about a
disaster to the American people, but also a challenge to the
sincere desire for peace of the world people. The Chinese
people, like the Americans, strongly condemn the appalling
On behalf of the Chinese
Government and people, President Jiang reiterated the deep
sympathy to the US Government, people and families of the
victims, and profound condolences to the deceased.
He said that China has closely followed the progress
of the rescue work. We are ready to provide all necessary
support and assistance to the US side.
President Jiang voiced his belief that under the
leadership of President Bush, the American people would
overcome the current difficulties, well handle the
rehabilitation work and restore the social and living order
as soon as possible.
President Jiang said
that China is ready to strengthen dialogue and cooperation
with the United States and the international community in
the joint efforts in combating all sorts of terrorist
President Jiang also hoped that
foreign ministers and the permanent missions to the United
Nations of the two countries would strengthen their
consultation and cooperation.
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