MINSK, 26 February (BelTA) - Belarusian Ambassador to the People's Republic of China Yuri Senko met with Qian Hongshan, vice minister of the International Department of the CPC Central Committee, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Embassy in China.
The head of the diplomatic mission extended greetings to Qian Hongshan on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the International Department of the CPC Central Committee, hailing its contribution to the development of the Communist Party's cooperation with foreign countries. He stressed that 2021 will mark another important anniversary - the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China.
Qian Hongshan praised the development of the Belarusian-Chinese cooperation in the spirit of ‘iron brotherhood'. He stressed that Belarus, during the years of its sovereignty under President Aleksandr Lukashenko, has reached great successes in state construction. Qian Hongshan expressed confidence that the strategic leadership of Aleksandr Lukashenko and Chinese President Xi Jinping would help the two countries raise their relations to a new level of development. He also reaffirmed China's unwavering support of Belarus in what concerns its sovereignty and territorial integrity.
The parties discussed the development of the Belarus-China cooperation in various areas, including between the Belarus President Administration and the International Department of the CPC Central Committee, education and R&D organizations of the two countries.