againstCommunist Party of ChinaDirector of the Foreign Affairs Office of the CPC Central Committee and Foreign Minister of Chinawang yiLeaving for a visit to Russia today, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Mao Ning said today that Wang Yi’s visit is a regular activity within the framework of the “China-Russia Strategic Security Consultation Mechanism” and will include in-depth discussions on “important issues.” Communication will be involved. This includes the strategic security interests of both the countries.
The official website of the Chinese Foreign Ministry announced this morning, in the name of Mao Ning, that Wang Yi will visit China from the 18th to the 21st as director of the Foreign Affairs Office of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China.Russia, participated in the 18th round of strategic security consultations between China and Russia, and did not mention Wang Yi’s position as “Foreign Minister of China”. Wang Yi’s Russian counterpart is Nikolai Patrushev, Secretary General of the Russian National Security Council.
Mao Ning said at a regular press conference of China’s Foreign Ministry in the afternoon that China and Russia are each other’s biggest neighbors and “comprehensive strategic partners for coordination in the new era.” Both of them are permanent members of the United Nations. Security Council and major emerging market countries. The two countries have always maintained close communication on “key strategic and overall issues of common concern.
He said Wang Yi’s visit to Russia this time was a regular event within the framework of the “China-Russia Strategic Security Consultation Mechanism.” Its objective is to implement the important consensus reached by the two Heads of State and promote the development of bilateral relations. , and discuss issues related to the “strategies” of the two countries. Communicate in-depth on important issues related to security interests.
The Russian Satellite News Agency previously reported that Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on the 13th that Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will also hold talks with Wang Yi in Moscow at that time, discussing a wide range of Russia-China relations. Are planning to do. Issues of cooperation include “top-level” and “high-level” contacts, as well as issues such as the “Ukraine crisis”.
Reuters reported that China and Russia are expected to use Wang Yi’s visit to deepen political mutual trust and prepare for Russian President Vladimir Putin’s possible visit to China in October.
Before Wang Yi left for Russia today, he held talks with White House National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan in Malta on the 16th and 17th. According to information released on the official website of the Chinese Foreign Ministry, Wang Yi was identified only as “Director of the Foreign Affairs Office of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China” in talks with the United States in Malta. And his position as “Foreign Minister of China” was not even mentioned.
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