Senior Chinese, Russian diplomats hold ministerial talks

14:17, June 30, 2010      

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Chinese Assistant Foreign Minister Cheng Guoping concluded on Tuesday a four-day ministerial consultations with Russian diplomats.

During the talks, Cheng met with Russian First Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei Denisov, Deputy Foreign Minister Alexei Borodavkin and Russian Security Council Deputy Secretary Vladimir Nazarov.

Both sides acknowledged the increasing significance of enhancing China-Russia strategic partnership of cooperation against the backdrop of complicated international situations, as both countries were in a vital period of development.

The diplomats pledged to implement consensus reached between the two countries' leaders, and promised to hold a series of exchanges in the second half of this year.

They also vowed to further deepen practical and strategic cooperation between the two countries in all sectors, and push forward bilateral strategic partnership of cooperation.

On the situation in the violence-hit Kyrgyzstan, both sides agreed that China and Russia, as Kyrgyzstan's neighbors, would help the Central Asian nation restore peace as soon as possible together with other countries in the region.



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