This Week's 俗语 in Xi Jinping's Speeches

守望相助 | Shǒu Wàng Xiāng Zhù
守望相助 | shǒu wàng xiāng zhù

Speaking on June 11 to the annual summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), this year in Kazakhstan, Xi Jinping used this 成语 to reinforce his message of cooperation and regional integration. This year’s meeting is especially significant as it saw India and Pakistan joining the SCO.

MEANING

Keep watch and help each other

ORIGINAL

我们要保持团结协作的良好传统,新老成员国密切融合,深化政治互信,加大相互支持,构建平等相待、守望相助、休戚与共、安危共担的命运共同体。

SOURCE

http://news.xinhuanet.com/politics/2017-06/10/c_1121118817.htm

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