China, Russia agree to enhance close bilateral ties

Hailing their close and stable bilateral relationship amid the COVID-19 pandemic, China and Russia on December 22, agreed to enhance their cooperation and coordination in a way to overcome the turbulent situation.

Noting that China and Russia have common ground on many issues, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi, in a phone call with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, hailed the high-level of mutual trust and profound friendship between the two sides as both supported and helped each other in maintaining a high level of cooperation through their anti-pandemic efforts.

“China is willing to work with Russia to prepare for the next stage of exchanges between the two countries at all levels and make good plans for cooperation in various fields,” said Chinese foreign minister.

It must be noted that 2021 will mark the 20th anniversary of the signing of the China-Russia Treaty of Good-neighbourliness and Friendly Cooperation.

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