BEIJING, December 05. /ITAR-TASS/. Kiev intends to support China’s Silk Road initiative on the development of transport infrastructure, expansion of cultural exchanges and economic countries among the countries through which the ancient trade road ran, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich said in China on Thursday at a meeting with Vice Premier of the Chinese State Council Ma Kai.
According to the local media, the sides discussed bilateral interaction issues, stressing the importance of the Co-operation expansion and fulfillment of reached agreements. Yanukovich stressed the importance of the work of the Ukrainian-Chinese intergovernmental commission. “I will set First Vice Premier Sergei Arbuzov the task to contact you and fix an appointment to discuss the earliest beginning of the implementation of the made decisions,” the president said.
Ahead of the meeting, Yanukovich and Ma Kai attended a Chinese-Ukrainian business forum, as well as an exhibition of joint projects in aircraft building, infrastructure, the coal industry and renewable energy.