Tibet is a beautiful and richly endowed region of our great motherland.
China recognizes and also respects the universality of human rights. We will continue our efforts to promote democracy and the rule of law.
The world economy today is recovering slowly, and there are still some destabilising factors and uncertainties. The underlying impact of the international financial crisis is far from over.
China is a developing country with a huge population, and also a developing country in a crucial stage of reform. In this context, China still faces many challenges in economic and social development. And a lot still needs to be done in China, in terms of human rights.
We will make every effort with utmost sincerity to achieve a peaceful reunification of the country.
The political restructuring we pursue in China is aimed at advancing the self-improvement and development of the socialist political system. We will continue to expand people's democracy and build a socialist country under the rule of law in keeping with China's national conditions.