November 22, 2002

China,Russia to Strengthen Anti-terrorism Cooperation

Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Zhang Qiyue said Tuesday that China and Russia will strengthen cooperation in anti-terrorism.

At a routine news briefing, Zhang said that Chinese President Jiang Zemin and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke about anti-terrorism by telephone Monday evening.

The whole international community is faced with the issue of anti-terrorism, Zhang said.

During the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting held October in Shanghai, China and Russia decided to establish a Sino-Russian anti-terrorism working group, she said.

The first meeting of the Sino-Russian anti-terrorism working group, which is at vice-ministerial level and scheduled later thismonth in Beijing, will discuss the current anti-terrorism efforts being taken world-wide and further co-operation in this area between Russia and China.

(People's Daily November 20, 2001)

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