Boris Titov, chairman of the Russian side of the Russia-China Friendship, Peace and Development Committee, said that despite the challenges and threats to global security, the interaction between Russia and China on the international stage has become closer.
Titov delivered a speech via video link at the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Russia-China Friendship, Peace and Development Committee: “This year, the Russia-China Friendship, Peace and Development Committee celebrates its 25th anniversary. China is our closest partner, A long history of cooperation, friendship and good-neighborliness links our side with China.”
He pointed out: “Over the years, Russia-China relations have reached an unprecedented level. Today, the bilateral relations are justifiably described as the best in history. The two sides define it as a comprehensive, equal and trusting partnership and strategic collaboration in the new era.”
Titov said: “This period has seen an increasing level of our relationship and our committee has contributed greatly to the development of this relationship. But today we are living in difficult times again, with all the issues related to the pandemic. It has not been resolved, and now has to work under conditions of massive anti-Russian sanctions and enormous external pressure from the West on Russia and China.”
At the same time, he emphasized: “Despite challenges and threats to global security, Russia and China have become more closely interacted on the international stage. The statements of the leaders of the two countries show that we are ready to jointly address the global challenges of the modern world, and for the sake of Collaborate in the interests of our two peoples.”
“The construction and renovation of 41 ports will be completed by the end of 2024, the most in history. This includes 22 ports in the Far East.”
Russia’s Far East and Arctic Development Minister Chekunkov said in June that the Russian government is studying the possibility of opening more Russian-Chinese border crossings in the Far East. He also said that there has been a shortage of transportation capacity in railways, border ports, and ports, and the annual shortage exceeds 70 million tons. With the current trend of increased trade volumes and freight flows to the east, the shortage could double.
Post time: Aug-02-2022