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The Russian Ambassador to China called the resumption of face-to-face contacts between the countries a priority

china posolThe resumption of face-to-face exchanges between China and Russia is a priority task of cooperation between the countries.

This position was expressed by the Russian Ambassador to Beijing Igor Morgulov at a meeting with the chairman of the Chinese People's Society for Friendship with Abroad (CNODZ) Lin Songtian, the Russian embassy said in a statement.
"The restoration of pre-pandemic face-to-face exchanges between our countries in the shortest possible time is a priority task," Morgulov said.
He also noted that people's diplomacy plays an important role in Russian-Chinese relations, and stressed the need to expand cultural and humanitarian projects between the two countries.
"Lin Songtian, for his part, emphasized the importance of developing Russian-Chinese interregional cooperation. He highlighted the importance of youth exchanges, including proposed to resume the face-to-face implementation of the project "The youth of Russia and China walk the road of friendship together", held under the auspices of the KNODZ together with Rossotrudnichestvo," the embassy said.
The Chinese People's Friendship Society with Foreign Countries was founded in 1954. This organization aims to expand humanitarian, cultural, trade, economic, political, social and scientific ties between China and foreign countries, TASS writes .