MOSCOW, April 25. /TASS/. Russia and China will strengthen strategic cooperation and jointly resist attempts to establish hegemony on the international arena, Chinese Ambassador in Moscow Zhang Hanhui said on Monday at the China-Russia Relations - Limitless Future youth forum.
"No matter how the international situation changes, China and Russia will always persistently deepen strategic cooperation, to stand shoulder to shoulder for international justice, oppose hegemony and power politics, promote the construction of a new type of international relations and community of humanity's common destiny to make a greater constructive contribution to the improvement of global governance, and maintain stability in the entire world," he said. The ambassador said that the joint statement by Russia and China on international relations entering a new era and global sustainable development, signed during Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to Beijing in February, has an important impact on improving global governance in the new realities.
Zhang Hanhui emphasized that Sino-Russian relations are at an unprecedentedly high level. "Bilateral trade turnover has exceeded $148 billion, with an annual growth rate of more than 35%," he said, "Great results were achieved in cooperation in such spheres as energy, finance, digital economy, high technology, aerospace, transport and logistics, agriculture and cultural and humanitarian field."
According to him, a number of strategic large-scale projects are successfully implemented. "Multifaceted mutually beneficial cooperation demonstrates great potential and advantages," the diplomat added.