Senior judge elected new president of Chinese Int'l Law Society

BEIJING, Feb. 19 (Xinhuanet) -- Cao Jianming, vice president of China's Supreme People's Court (SPC), was elected as new presidentof the Chinese International Law Society during Saturday's meeting.

Cao said that the research on international law in China has entered an unprecedented age and has significant opportunity for development. He vowed to do research on international law and contribute to the teaching, publications and implementation of international laws.

He also stressed that it is important and urgent for Chinese international law scholars and experts to properly solve various complicated and uncertain problems affecting the world peace and development in line with international laws.

Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Wu Dawei said the Chinese international law researchers should strengthen research on the basic rules for international order and actively participate in the formulation of international regulations.

Chinese Foreign Ministry hoped that the society will help Chinaimprove its capability to solve important international disputes and deal with sudden accidents through international laws, according to Wu.

Wu said that learning and implementing international law will be beneficial to better protecting China's national interests during the increasing international exchanges.

Considering the increasing international security, social and disease challenges, he also called on the international society toattach more importance to the international law's role in adjusting international relations.

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