The plenary session was attended by 202 members and 169 alternate members of the Central Committee. Members of the Standing Committee of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection and persons in charge of relevant departments attended the meeting as nonvoting delegates. Some grassroots comrades, experts and scholars from the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China also attended the meeting.
The plenary session proposed that we should adhere to and improve the independent foreign policy of peace and promote the construction of a community with a shared future for mankind. We must coordinate the overall situation at home and abroad, hold high the banner of peace, development, cooperation and win-win results, unswervingly safeguard national sovereignty, security and development interests, and unswervingly safeguard world peace and promote common development. We should improve the partys leadership system and mechanism for foreign affairs, improve the overall diplomatic layout, promote the construction of an open system of win-win cooperation, and actively participate in the reform and construction of the global governance system.