Beijing expressed its readiness to work with Moscow on the implementation of decisions taken on the sidelines of the SCO – ExpertRU

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, at a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, congratulated his Russian counterpart on the fact that he “after all” came to New York, where the headquarters of the United Nations is located.

The head of Chinese diplomacy noted that he recently met with Lavrov in Uzbekistan on the sidelines of the SCO summit, Interfax reports.

The official recalled that in Samarkand, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed bilateral relations and reached an understanding on many issues. Wang Yi said he was ready to work on the implementation of the decisions of the heads of state.

The diplomat pointed out that the COVID-19 pandemic is not over yet, while serious changes are taking place in the world. “In the current circumstances, it is important that we strengthen our coordination and cooperation, jointly respond to common challenges, promote global security initiatives in order to make the world order more just,” said the Chinese foreign minister.

Wang Yi stressed that Russia should continue to play an important role in the UN; according to him, no one can deprive the country of the corresponding status. “Russia is a permanent member of the Security Council and should continue to play its important role in the UN. No one can deprive Russia of this right,” the head of the Chinese Foreign Ministry said.

Sergey Lavrov, in turn, expressed confidence that the summit held in Samarkand would have positive and important consequences for the development of international relations. “The agreements adopted during the summit meeting open the way to this. We will closely cooperate with the PRC in their implementation,” the head of the Russian Foreign Ministry said.

He recalled that the 20th Congress of the Communist Party of China was to be held in a few days. “The attention of the whole world is riveted to this important event. We are convinced that our Chinese friends will conclude the congress on positive agreements on the further development of the country, their society and decisions on how the PRC will continue to promote the establishment of democratic, fair rules in the international arena in accordance with the principles of the UN Charter, ”the press service of the Russian foreign policy quoted Lavrov as saying. departments.

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping as part of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit in Samarkand took place September 15th. On it, the Russian leader said that Russia condemns the US provocations in the Taiwan Strait and assured that he understands China’s concerns related to the Ukrainian crisis. Putin also noted that recently attempts to create a unipolar world have acquired “an absolutely ugly shape and are absolutely unacceptable for the vast majority of states on the planet.” The President of the Russian Federation pointed out that Russian-Chinese relations are actively developing against this background. Xi Jinping, for his part, expressed satisfaction that “in the context of a global pandemic” Russia and China continue to maintain effective strategic contacts.

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