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CGTN published this video item, entitled “Beijing says China and Russia are determined to continue cooperation” – below is their description.
Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying hailed the positive comments made by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, reaffirming that cooperation between China and Russia needs to forge ahead firmly as the world is increasingly unstable.
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