MINSK, 22 May (BelTA) - The Communist Party of China is willing to deepen friendly relations with Belarus and assist the continuous achievement of new results in Belarusian-Chinese cooperation, Qian Hongshan, deputy head of the International Department of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, said as he met with Belarusian Ambassador to China Nikolai Snopkov, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Embassy in Beijing.
“During the meeting Qian Hongshan highly appreciated Belarus' assistance to China in the fight against COVID-19 in January-February of this year, thanking the Belarusian side for an objective assessment of the situation with the development of the pandemic both in China and around the world. He noted that the cooperation between Belarus and China in the fight against coronavirus is an example of a true, 'ironclad' friendship between the countries,” the diplomatic mission said.
Ambassador Nikolai Snopkov, for his part, noted the highest level of political cooperation between Belarus and China. The International Department of the CPC Central Committee plays a big part in the development of this cooperation. According to him, the friendship between the two countries was particularly visible and effective in the joint fight against COVID-19.
Tthe parties reviewed various avenues and plans for the development of Belarusian-Chinese cooperation, including between the Belarus President Administration and the International Department of the CPC Central Committee, and the education agencies of the two countries.