China and Russia should expand their cooperation together on cutting-edge scientific and energy projects, said China’s Foreign Minister at a meeting with his Russian counterpart, on Friday July 26th.
As reported by the Russian news agency TASS, foreign minister Wang Yi said: “we need to start implementing important agreements that had been reached by the leaders of China and Russia, to continuously boost the strategic importance of Chinese-Russian relations. We need to strengthen mutual trust, expand cultural-humanitarian ties, promote pragmatic cooperation, first of all in the sphere of cutting-edge technologies and energy.”
He highlighted that China and Russia should actively discuss the schedule of the upcoming bilateral meetings at the highest level.
The Chinese foreign minister concluded, “in the new era, we should provide a new impetus for Chinese-Russian relations and strengthen mutual political trust.”
Wang, and Russia’s foreign minister Sergei Lavrov met together in Brazil, on the sidelines of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) session of foreign ministers.