Editor's Note: On July 30, a number of people from many countries in CCTV News believed that the speech delivered by President Xi Jinping at the opening ceremony of the video conference of the Fifth Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) was instructive to the development of the AIIB and expected the AIIB to become a new model of multilateral cooperation to promote common global development. John Ross, a senior fellow of the Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China (RDCY), spoke highly of the AIIB, saying that the AIIB has a very important mission and that the increasing membership of the AIIB is a reflection of the willingness and needs of all parties.
On July 25th, an international meeting in Opposition to the US-led New Cold War on China organized by scholars and activists from 48 countries voluntarily was broadcast live on Zoom, Facebook and YouTube simultaneously. The joint statement with 14-language version of "A New Cold War against China is against the interests of humanity" has attracted great attention from the international community. The event brought together 17 well-known scholars and opinion leaders from China, the United States, the United Kingdom, India, Russia, Canada, Venezuela, Brazil and other countries to participate in the speech. Carlos Ron,Vice-Minister for North America, Venezuela's Ministry for Foreign Relations, is one of the speakers of the "No to the New Cold War" initiative.