Medvedev: the youth exchange with China is a part of humanitarian cooperation

Medvedev: the youth exchange with China is a part of humanitarian cooperation


In Beijing on Thursday held the closing ceremony of the Years of friendly youth exchanges between Russia and China and the opening of Russian and Chinese media, in which took part the Prime Ministers of the two countries.

BEIJING, 17 Dec –. The years of friendly youth exchanges between Russia and China become part of a large-scale humanitarian cooperation, the coming Years the media of the two countries should attract a huge audience and go in a friendly atmosphere, said Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.

Beijing hosted the closing ceremony of the Years of friendly youth exchanges between Russia and China and the opening of Russian and Chinese media, in which took part the Prime Ministers of the two countries.

“This year was part of a massive humanitarian cooperation between our countries. Support for such projects at the state level facilitates interaction between people, whatever they did: studied Russian, Chinese, went to rest, developed the business. As a result, quite a lot of contact creative, scientific, business”, — said Medvedev.

The Chairman of Russian government also noted the direct link established between universities and schools of the two countries, which greatly expands the possibilities for education.

He expressed confidence that the Russian and Chinese media will be held in the same friendly atmosphere, and thanks to the journalists about these events learn a large number of people.

“The coming year is the Year of the media – will surely be special, because its sheer volume of the media, the media market, as they say, China is actually the largest in the field of print media, Internet users number over a billion. But in Russia, the media market is rather big, so the coverage will be fantastic,” Medvedev said.

The issue of holding, the Russian and Chinese mass media is reflected in the Joint statement of the Russian Federation and people’s Republic of China on deepening comprehensive partnership and strategic cooperation and promoting mutually beneficial cooperation, adopted following the talks at the highest level between Russia and China in Moscow in may this year.