OnJanuary 12, 2012intheChinese People's Association for Friendship withForeignCountries held a reception on the occasion of the 20thanniversary of establishment ofdiplomatic relations between China and Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova.
The Vice-Chairman of the Standing Committee oftheNational People's Congress Jiang Shusheng,speaking at the event, noted that the intensive development of Ukrainian-Chinese relations based on principles of mutual trust and understanding, and highlighted the intensification of promising areas of bilateral cooperation.
The Ambassador of Ukraine to China Yurii Kostenkoin his speech paid attention on the content of bilateral contacts between Ukraine and China in recent years and future directions of strategic partnership.
Theofficials of theMinistryofForeignAffairsof China, the International Department of CPC Central Committee, formerChinese Ambassadorsto Ukraine, diplomats and Chinese media representativesparticipated in the ceremony.
The film about Ukraine, works of folk art and Ukrainian songs and poems performed by children's ensembleofTianjincitypresentedduring theevent.