Transcript of Interview with Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao

Fareed Zakaria interviewed Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on a wide range of topics from the economy to .

Zakaria: People say you’re studying the Japanese system because there’s democracy but there’s only one party that seems to win the elections. Is that the kind of model you see for China?

: I think there are multiple forms of democracy in the world. What is important is the substance of democracy.

Which means that at the end of the day, what is important about democracy is that whether such form of democracy can really represent the calling and interest of the people.

Socialism as I understand it is a system of democracy. Without democracy, there is no socialism.

A full transcript of the can be read on the CNN website.



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