MOSCOW, March 11. /TASS/. Russia is a reliable strategic partner for China, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Friday during a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov.
"Russia and China are reliable strategic partners," he said. "It is important to support and develop contacts in international and regional affairs."
"Development of international cooperation will play a positive role in settlement of many conflicts," the Chinese foreign minister said.
"For this year, we have planned contacts at high and highest levels," he said. "Today we plan to discuss preparations for those visits."
"I hope and I am confident, we shall reach bigger understanding for development of our partnership."