Wang Yang (R), chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), meets with Russian Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matviyenko at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, July 5, 2018. [Photo/Xinhua]
BEIJING -- Wang Yang, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), met with Russian Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matviyenko in Beijing Thursday, pledging to maintain friendly communication between the CPPCC and the Russian Federation Council.
"The meeting between the two heads of state last month has provided the strategic guidance for China-Russia relations in a new era," Wang said.
He said China is ready to work with Russia to comprehensively implement the consensus reached by the two heads of state, explore cooperative potential and enhance cooperation level, so as to bring about benefits for the two peoples.
Matviyenko said the relations between Russia and China is of great importance, and that the Russian Federation Council hopes to enhance exchanges with all social circles in China including the CPPCC National Committee to promote cooperation, cement friendship, and push forward bilateral relations.
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