BEIJING, January 19. /TASS/. China and Russia see no obstruction for development of bilateral relations, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Tuesday, commenting on Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s assessment of high level of cooperation between the two states.
"We see no limits for development of strategic partnership of China and Russia, there are no forbidden areas for us," Hua Chunying said, according to Xinhua report.
She underscored that "the China’s and Russia’s unity is unwavering, and their friendship is strong." According to the spokeswoman, last year, the bilateral relations were "christened by the novel coronavirus pandemic and withstood the trial by time."
The spokeswoman pointed out that both sides intend to further develop the bilateral ties in 2021 "from a higher starting point, on a larger scale and at a deeper level." The year 2021 marks the 20th anniversary of Russian-Chinese Treaty on Good-Neighborliness and Friendship.
On January 19, Lavrov noted that Moscow and Beijing maintain rather close contacts at the high and the highest political levels in many fields of bilateral relations.