In China, an Evolving Effort to Establish a Place on World Stage
The devastating quake in China and the government’s response and transparency seem to have altered views both inside and outside the country. PBS’s Margaret Warner speaks with Assistant Foreign Minister He Yafei about the changes within China.
MARGARET WARNER: Minister He Yafei, thank you for being with us.
HE YAFEI, China’s Assistant Foreign Minister: It’s a pleasure to be with you.
MARGARET WARNER: And my condolences on the tragedy of the Sichuan quake.
HE YAFEI: Thank you very much. This disaster happened about two weeks ago. And now the whole nation, of course, is fully mobilized.