The recent media report on the Mekong River which contained false accusations against China ignores the joint efforts made by China, Thailand and other relevant parties to promote cooperation on Mekong water resources for the benefit of the people in the region. These accusations mislead the readers and undermine the good atmosphere of sub-regional cooperation.
The Chinese Embassy in Thailand would like to share the following facts:
I. Protection of the Mekong River
The Mekong River, connecting China, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam closely together, is a gift from nature and embodies a natural bond of mutual support. While committing itself to promote green development and “protect the environment like we protect our eyes and treat the environment like it is our lives”, China also bears this concept in mind when facilitating cooperation with Mekong countries.