BEIJING, July 22 (Xinhuanet) -- "Ukraine is willing to
work with China to promote mutually-beneficial cooperation in every field and
make new achievements one after another," said Petro Poroshenko, head of
National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine
He made the remarks during his meeting
with Chinese State Councilor Tang Jiaxuan here Friday.
|Chinese State Councilor Tang Jiaxuan (R)
shakes hands with Petro Poroshenko, secretary of the Counsel of the
National Security and Defense of Ukraine, at the Great Hall of the People
in Beijing, capital of China, on July 22, 2005. (Xinhua
Tang said China and Ukraine have witnessed good
momentum for development in bilateral relations and fruitful results of win-win
cooperation since the two countries established their diplomatic ties.
He said China is satisfied with the growth of bilateral relations and it is the set policy of the Chinese government to enhance long-term friendly and mutual cooperation with Ukraine.
|Chinese State Councilor Tang Jiaxuan (R) meets with Petro Poroshenko, secretary of the Counsel of the National Security and Defense of Ukraine, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, on July 22, 2005. (Xinhua Photo)|
"China is willing to deepen traditional friendship,
enhance mutual political trust and enlarge practical cooperation with Ukraine on
the basis of the Five Principles of Peaceful Co-existence, in a bid to lift the
all-round friendly Sino-Ukrainian relations to a new high," he said.
Poroshenko noted that Ukraine attaches great
importance to its relations with China, saying that it is in the fundamental
interests of both sides to enlarge exchanges, strengthen cooperation, enhance
mutual trust and bring benefits to the two peoples.
There is a huge potential for the two countries to
cooperate with each other, he said.
He thanked the Chinese government for having
supported over thepast years Ukraine's efforts to safeguard national
independence, sovereignty, and oppose secession.
He also vowed to continue its firm support for
China's policy of safeguarding national reunification and territorial integrity.