ministers of foreign affairs of russia and china sergei lavrov and van and on wednesday during telephone conversation discussed issues of upcoming bilateral contacts at the highest and high levels.
“the sides exchanged views on the current state of the russian-chinese strategic partnership, which continues to develop steadily in difficult economic and sanitary-epidemiological conditions,” the russian foreign ministry said in a statement. - special attention was paid to the schedule of upcoming contacts at the highest and high levels, as well as certain issues of practical cooperation in a bilateral format and within the framework of the implementation of the leaders' agreements on combining the development plans of the eurasian economic union and the chinese belt and road initiative.
the ministers also expressed satisfaction with the coordination of moscow and beijing at multilateral platforms, primarily in the un, its security council and human rights council, in the shanghai cooperation organization and in the brics format.
the heads of the diplomatic departments of the two countries also discussed topical issues on the international agenda, including the current state of affairs in belarus and the states of central asia, the problem of preserving the iranian nuclear deal.