Ukraine and China praise the level of dialogue between the two capitals - Kyiv and Beijing - and plan to intensify regional cooperation.
The Embassy of Ukraine in China released a corresponding statement following a meeting between Ambassador of Ukraine to China Serhiy Kamyshev and the delegation of the Foreign Affairs Office of the People's Government of Beijing Municipality.
It is noted that the parties praised the level of dialogue between the two capitals - Kyiv and Beijing - which cooperate on the basis of a twinning agreement of 1993.
"During the meeting, the parties exchanged proposals on intensifying regional cooperation between the capitals of Ukraine and China, expanding economic cooperation through joint investment and trade forums, scientific and educational exchanges of higher education and research institutions, as well as strengthening cultural and humanitarian cooperation," reads the statement.
The Embassy praised the experience of local authorities in overcoming COVID-19 and conducting mass vaccinations, which is especially valuable in the context of anti-epidemic measures in Ukraine. In turn, Chinese officials announced the plans of the local government to turn Beijing into a global center of scientific and technological innovation by 2035.