The Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine Oleksiy Danilov conducted the meeting with extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador of PRC to Ukraine Fan Xianrong
The Secretary of the NSDC of Ukraine Oleksiy Danilov conducted the meeting with extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador of the PRC to Ukraine Fan Xianrong.
The Secretary of the NSDC of Ukraine thanked the Chinese side for its contribution to the fight against the COVID-19 epidemic in Ukraine. "We have received considerable support not only from the Chinese government, but also from Chinese companies", - O. Danilov said.
"The PRC will continue to pursue a friendly policy towards Ukraine, cooperate with it in international organizations, and conduct a bilateral dialogue in the spirit of equality and respect", - Mr. Ambassador said.
The Secretary of the NSDC of Ukraine and the extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador of the PRC to Ukraine also stressed that bilateral cooperation is currently developing dynamically.
Mr. Ambassador said that the PRC is one of Ukraine's main trade partners: in 2019 bilateral commodity turnover was $12.8 billion and has prospects for further increasing.
The Parties discussed the possibilities of further development of mutually beneficial Ukrainian-Chinese cooperation in the political, economic and security spheres, and stressed the need to expand and intensify bilateral relationship.
Among the prospective areas of cooperation was infrastructure development, technical-scientific and military-technical cooperation areas.
In this context, O. Danilov emphasized the importance of attracting Chinese investments to Ukraine, in particular to implement infrastructure projects.