President Xi Jinping addressed G20 extraordinary virtual leaders' summit on COVID-19 Thursday.
It is the first time that G20 leaders attend a video summit, and it is also the first major multilateral event attended by Xi since the outbreak of novel coronavirus pneumonia.
China expects to enhance unity, cooperation and coordination with the international community to fight the pandemic and stabilize the global economy at the summit, Ma Zhaoxu, vice-minister of foreign affairs, said on Wednesday.
Ma said China would like to make joint efforts with other members of the Group of 20 to promote more positive outcomes from the special summit on responding to COVID-19.
The summit on Thursday, in the form of a videoconference, is hosted by King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia, which holds the G20 presidency this year. Xi will participate in the summit in Beijing. (Read more)