President Igor Dodon expressed his intention to organize a visit to China. According to him, important bilateral agreements are to be signed during this to significantly strengthen the Moldovan-Chinese cooperation. The subject was discussed by President Dodon and China’s Ambassador to Moldova Zhang Yinghong in a meeting, IPN reports.
“We discussed a wide range of subjects concerning the development of the bilateral relations in areas of common interest. In particular, I underlined the necessity of making the state visit by the President of the Republic of Moldova to the People’s Republic of China that was initially planned for this March, but was put off because of the pandemic,” President Dodon posted on Facebook.
In connection with the fight to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, president Dodon thanked the Chinese authorities for the permanent assistance provided to the Republic of Moldova in the form of protection means and medical equipment, including as part of charity programs.
Igor Dodon also said he was informed that China is doing the final phase of COVID-19 clinical trials for a vaccine that could be launched until the end of 2020. “In connection with this, we considered the possibility of providing vaccines for the most vulnerable categories of citizens of the Republic of Moldova,” he stated.