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Xi Jinping Thought on Diplomacy

Xi Jinping Thought on Diplomacy is the current diplomatic and foreign policy doctrine of the People’s Republic of China. It is related to the larger Xi Jinping Thought.

Overview [ edit ]

According to Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi Xi Jinping Thought on Diplomacy is "the fundamental guideline for China's diplomatic work is an epoch-making milestone in the diplomatic theory of New China.”[1] The main point of Xi Jinping Thought on Diplomacy is to orient as much of diplomacy as possible to the bilateral level while still supporting the formal architecture of the international system.[2]

History [ edit ]

According to Xinhua Xi Jinping Thought on Diplomacy was officially adopted during the Central Conference on Work Relating to Foreign Affairs in 2018.[3]

Reception [ edit ]

Foreign observers have noted that under Xi Jinping Thought on Diplomacy China and the rest of the world play by different rules. This endorsement of Chinese exceptionalism is seen as problematic.[4]

In terms of theory parallels have been drawn to Maoist international relations theory,[5] in particular to Mao Zedong’s “Three Worlds Theory.”[2]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ Bishop, Bill. "Xi's thought on diplomacy is "epoch-making"". www.axios.com. Axios. Archived from the original on 12 April 2020. Retrieved 12 April 2020.
  2. ^ a b Elia Valori, Giancarlo (11 September 2019). "President Xi Jinping's diplomacy doctrine". moderndiplomacy.eu. Modern Diplomacy. Archived from the original on 12 April 2020. Retrieved 12 April 2020.
  3. ^ "Xi Jinping Thought on Diplomacy an epoch-making milestone in China's diplomatic theory: FM". www.xinhuanet.com. Xinhua. Archived from the original on 9 January 2020. Retrieved 12 April 2020.
  4. ^ Roy, Denny. "'Xi Jinping Thought on Diplomacy' Fails to Impress – or Reassure". thediplomat.com. The Diplomat. Archived from the original on 12 April 2020. Retrieved 12 April 2020.
  5. ^ Economy, Elizabeth (3 October 2019). "China's Neo-Maoist Moment". Foreign Affairs. Archived from the original on 12 April 2020. Retrieved 12 April 2020.
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