MOSCOW, August 18. /ITAR-TASS/. Russia and China agreed on broadening Chinese IT supplies to Russia, Minister of Telecommunications and Mass Communications Nikolai Nikiforov wrote on his Twitter account on Monday.
The countries reached the agreement at working meetings with Chinese Minister of Industry and Information Technology Miao Wei and chief of the Chinese media administration Cai Fuchao in Beijing, the Russian minister said. “We agreed to broaden delivery of Chinese servers, storage systems and other IT products to Russia,” Nikiforov said. Meanwhile, the two countries agreed on expansion of Russian software supplies to China, he said.
“China and Russia consistently call for a multilateral transparent management model of critical resources of Internet infrastructure,” Nikiforov said.
The Russian telecommunications minister said earlier that the country planned to gradually replace US IT products with other products in view of sanctions imposed on Russia.