|Wang Yi and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov Exchange New Year Greetings|
As the New Year of 2023 approaches, Member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and State Councilor Wang Yi exchanged New Year greetings with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov .
In his message, Wang Yi said that for the past year, under the strategic guidance of President Xi Jinping and President Vladimir Putin, the China-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination for a new era has maintained its development at a high level, bilateral cooperation in various fields has been vigorously promoted, and the two sides have closely coordinated in international affairs. Wang Yi expressed that in the new year, he is ready to continue his communication with Russian colleagues through various means, fully implement common understandings reached by the state leaders, and deepen bilateral strategic coordination and practical cooperation in various fields.
In his message, Lavrov said that in the outgoing year, China and Russia have continuously strengthened cooperation and coordinated closely on major international and regional issues, setting an example for the international community of bilateral relations featuring mutual respect, equality and mutual benefit. The Russian side is ready to maintain close communication with the Chinese side and push forward the bilateral relations.