Lavrov announced the active work of Russia and China to strengthen the strategic partnership

Sergey Lavrov, Foreign Minister of Russia

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# 15 February 2023 14:00 (UTC +04:00)

"Moscow and Beijing are working to strengthen their strategic partnership," said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov while speaking in the State Duma, APA reports.

"Together with our Chinese friends, we are vigorously working to strengthen the bilateral strategic partnership, which has reached a historically unprecedented high level.

The current connection between Moscow and Beijing cements the foundation of the emerging polycentric architecture, ”RIA Novosti quotes him.

He also noted that relations of a special privileged strategic partnership are developing with India, and ties with Brazil, Iran, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, and South Africa are being strengthened.

Earlier, Russian Ambassador to China Igor Morgulov said that Russia and China have long begun to form an independent financial and banking infrastructure.