BEIJING (Sputnik) — According to a statement released by the ministry, the minister paid a visit to the Russian embassy in Beijing on Saturday, following an invitation from Ambassador Denisov.
"The parties discussed the issues of international and regional agenda that cause general concern, as well as the high-level contacts that are upcoming in the new year," the statement said.
The minister underlined that the importance of the Chinese-Russian comprehensive strategic partnership is in the strong mutual support and strategic stability strengthening with every day.
"It is of a special importance and value in the current international situation of complete uncertainty," the minister stated, as cited in the statement, adding that he puts a great value on the personal contribution of Ambassador Denisov and the embassy on the whole to development of the bilateral relations.
Russian ambassador, in his turn, congratulated Wang and the employees of the ministry with the Chinese New Year and underlined that he values the development of Russian-Chinese relations, the statement said. Denisov also reiterated the embassy’s willingness to further maintain close cooperation with the Chinese Foreign Ministry and other government’s agencies.
On January 17, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov stated that Russia-China ties were considered to be exemplary, adding that Russia advocated further development of relations between the two countries.