Since the 18th CPC National Congress， the Central Committee of the CPC with Comrade Xi Jinping as the core has embarked on a new path featuring strengthening internal affairs governance and propelling foreign affairs. The past year has witnessed China’s vision and pioneering spirit. The Central Committee of the CPC has gained precise insight into complex international realities while forging ahead against all the odds. In succession， it has proposed a series of important new ideas and thoughts， developed new features and styles and identified new positions and goals. Hence， it ushers in a new era of majorcountry diplomacy with Chinese characteristics， in which China’s diplomacy enters a brand new stage.