Ukraine’s joining the initiative of the new Silk Road and successful implementation of this project will further strengthen the bilateral relations between China and Ukraine.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China to Ukraine Du Wei said this during the opening ceremony of II Ukraine Silk Road Forum, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.
"Ukraine is one of the countries which the new Silk Road corridor passes through. We invite you to make the best use of this initiative. I am confident that the development of the Silk Road will make Ukraine-China relations even stronger," he said.
Du Wei also announced his intention to invite the Ukrainian side to China "to hold similar events in China and further strengthen our cooperation with regard to the Silk Road." In addition, the diplomat added, there are plans for holding events with participation of both Chinese and Ukrainian officials within the framework of the Silk Road project.