Cooperation with China, Russia’s Priority: Russian Foreign MinisterPosted: June 3, 2016
Mil.eastday.com says in its report late May that according to Russian Sputnik news, when Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Viktorovich Lavrov met his Chinese counterpart Wang YI, he said, “We believe development of cooperation with the People’s Republic of China is our country’s important diplomatic priority.”
He pointed out that China was Russia’s important trade partner. China and Russia have consensus in which measures to adopt to further facilitate improvement of the quality of their economic and trade cooperation. In addition, the two countries’ coordination in international affairs is playing increasingly great role in world politics. Now, the two countries see the direction of their cooperation with good prospects, which, he means, is the beginning of the dialogues for linking up Eurasian Economic Union and China’s Silk Road economic belt.
Source: mil.eastday.com “Russian foreign minister: Development of cooperation with China is Russia’s key priority” (summary by Chan Kai Yee based on the report in Chinese)