Ivan Melnikov identified the drivers of growth of Russian-Chinese cooperation

First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma, Chairman of the Russian-Chinese Friendship Society, Ivan Melnikov, who oversees the inter-parliamentary relations of the State Duma with the National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China, took part in a gala evening dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the People’s Republic of China, the establishment of Russian-Chinese diplomatic relations and the creation of the Chinese-Russian Friendship Society
First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Ivan Melnikov
First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Ivan Melnikov

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Ivan Ivanoviсh
considers scientific and technological innovations and relations between people to be the drivers of growth of cooperation between Russia and China. The evening, organized by Chinese-Russian and Russian-Chinese friendship societies, as well as the Union of Chinese Entrepreneurs in Russia, was held at the Zaryadye Concert Hall in Moscow.

He noted the longstanding cooperation between Russia and China and also recalled that our country “was the first, who recognized the new people's state on the second day of the proclamation of the PRC and announced the establishment of diplomatic relations with the PRC”.

“Today, we have a right to call our diplomatic relations the best in their entire history. They are truly relations of a comprehensive, equal, trusting partnership and strategic interaction. They rely on strong traditions of friendship, on common interests, on understanding the importance of good neighborliness for the benefit of our peoples, and on supporting each other on fundamental issues,” said Ivan Melnikov.

He paid great attention to the development of humanitarian cooperation and public diplomacy, and also recalled that the political dialogue between our countries is strengthening, cooperation in practical and humanitarian fields is growing, as well as coordination in the international arena.

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First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Ivan Melnikov took part in celebrations dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the formation of the PRC
First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Ivan Melnikov
First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Ivan Melnikov
First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Ivan Melnikov took part in celebrations dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the formation of the PRC
First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Ivan Melnikov, Chairman of the Committee on Issues of Public Associations and Religious Organizations Sergei Gavrilov amd member of the Committee on Security and Corruption Control Rakhim Azimov
First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Ivan Melnikov
First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Ivan Melnikov
First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Ivan Melnikov took part in celebrations dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the formation of the PRC
First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Ivan Melnikov
First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Ivan Melnikov took part in celebrations dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the formation of the PRC
First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Ivan Melnikov took part in celebrations dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the formation of the PRC
 
First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Ivan Melnikov
First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Ivan Melnikov
 
First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Ivan Melnikov, Chairman of the Committee on Issues of Public Associations and Religious Organizations Sergei Gavrilov amd member of the Committee on Security and Corruption Control Rakhim Azimov
First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Ivan Melnikov
First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Ivan Melnikov
 
First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Ivan Melnikov
 
 

Chairman of the Committee on Issues of Public Associations and Religious Organizations, coordinator of the Interparliamentary Group on interaction with Parliament of the People's Republic of China Sergei Gavrilov Gavrilov Sergei Anatolieviсh Gavrilov
Sergei Anatolieviсh
, First Deputy Chairman of the Committee on International Affairs Dmitrii Novikov Novikov Dmitrii Georgieviсh Novikov
Dmitrii Georgieviсh
, member of the Committee on Security and Corruption Control, representative of the State Duma to Russian-Chinese Intergovernmental Commission Rakhim Azimov Azimov Rakhim Azizboeviсh Azimov
Rakhim Azizboeviсh
also took part in the gala evening.