Xi, Putin to attend groundbreaking ceremony for nuclear power project
China praised its cooperation with Russia on a nuclear energy project on Tuesday after announcing that Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin were to attend the groundbreaking ceremony for the bilateral cooperation project on Wednesday. nuclear energy.
Noting that this year marks the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Russia-China Friendship, Neighborhood and Cooperation Treaty, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said the ceremony was also the first online meeting. between the two leaders in 2021.
Cooperation in the field of nuclear energy is a traditional cooperation area between the two countries, according to Zhao. The leaders of the two countries pay great attention to rapid development in this regard, Zhao added.
The spokesperson pointed to the bilateral cooperation of nations in the field of nuclear energy, saying that she attached great importance to the high-level development of the China-Russia comprehensive strategic coordination partnership for a new era.
Witness to both Xi and Putin, China and Russia signed a strategic package of nuclear energy agreements in June 2018 to jointly build power units No. 7 and 8 of Tianwan nuclear power plants, and No. ° 3 and 4 of the Xudabao nuclear power plant Plants
The package is the most important between the two countries, Zhao said, stressing that the project shows high-level cooperation between the two sides as well as China’s steadfast determination to peak carbon emissions and achieve l objective of carbon neutrality.