MOSCOW - Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova on Thursday repeated Moscow's adherence to the one-China principle.
Moscow and Beijing will continue close foreign policy coordination on all issues, said Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova
"The Russian position on the Taiwan question is fixed in the Treaty of Good-Neighborliness and Friendly Cooperation Between Russia and China signed on July 16, 2001," Zakharova said during a weekly briefing.
"The position was confirmed in the joint statement adopted following the Russian-Chinese summit on deepening the comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination for a new era," she stressed.
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In addition, Zakharova said that Moscow and Beijing will continue close foreign policy coordination on all issues.
Chinese President Xi Jinping wrapped up his three-day state visit to Russia on Wednesday. During the visit, Xi and Russian President Vladimir Putin signed and released a joint statement on deepening the China-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination for a new era, in which the two sides made it clear that China-Russia relations transcend those of a Cold War military-political alliance and have the nature of no-alliance, no-confrontation and not targeting any third party.
Russia firmly supports China in upholding its legitimate interests on issues related to Taiwan, Hong Kong and Xinjiang, Putin said.
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The two countries reiterated their commitment to firmly upholding the international system with the United Nations at the core, opposing hegemonism, unilateralism and power politics in any form, and opposing bloc confrontation and the forming of small circles targeting a specific country.
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