BEIJING, June 6. /ITAR-TASS/. Chinese Culture Minister Cai Wu will be sent to Ukraine to attend the ceremony of inauguration of the elected Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said on Friday.
"Culture Minister Cai Wu as a special representative will participate on June 7 in the inauguration of Petro Poroshenko who won the presidential elections," the diplomat said.
On Wednesday, Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory telegram to Poroshenko in connection with his election as Ukrainian president. The Chinese leader said in the telegram that China attached great importance to the development of relations with Ukraine and intended together with the country on the basis of mutual respect, equality and mutual benefit to promote bilateral business cooperation in all the areas for the good of both countries and their people.