Chinese ambassador presents magazine dedicated to 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations with Ukraine
KYIV. April 11 (Interfax-Ukraine) – Ambassador of the People's Republic of China in Ukraine Du Wei has said the meeting of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Davos this January gave a signal for the further development of the Ukrainian-Chinese relations.
"The cold winter has already passed and now we are greeting the energetic spring, just as on the cover of the special issue of this magazine, the meeting of the heads of our state in Davos has shown the direction for the further development of relations between Ukraine and China," he said at a press conference at Interfax-Ukraine on Tuesday dedicated to the presentation of the special issue of the 'Ukraine-China' magazine dated to the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the countries.
The ambassador expressed the hope that representatives of all areas who are contributing to these relations will receive this signal, take this opportunity to further promote the development of relations between the countries.
He noted that this issue of the magazine is very informative and contains an overview of the entire 25-year history of Ukrainian-Chinese relations.
Du Wei also said that a week of cultural exchange between China and Ukraine will be held in the Ukrainian House on April 24 to April 30. This event will showcase elements of traditional Chinese culture: silk, porcelain, medicine, works of art, music, in addition to a business forum, which will also take place as part of these events, he said.
The 'Ukraine-China' magazine is a joint publication of the Institute of Oriental Studies named after Krymsky of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and the Ukrainian Association of Sinologists published since 1999. Starting from 2017 the magazine will be periodic.
The special issue presents a wide range of opinions on the history and current state of the Ukrainian-Chinese relations