Russian Ambassador to China Andrey Denisov called Crimea one of the most attractive Russian regions.
The Chinese public will actively develop cultural, humanitarian and economic contacts with Crimea this year. This was stated on Monday by Russian Ambassador to China Andrey Denisov.
"The Yalta International Economic Forum is held annually in Crimea, where Chinese representatives take part," he noted during the event held at the Russian Embassy in Beijing on the occasion of the five - year anniversary of the reunification of the Republic of Crimea with Russia. - Last year a Chinese information and cultural center was opened in Yalta on the basis of the Crimean Federal University. In August of this year, a group of schoolchildren from China will come to the international children's center "Artek", where they will be able not only to relax, but also to receive Russian lessons."
According to Denisov, in 2019 it is also expected to resume cooperation between the Crimea and the southern Chinese province of Hainan, as well as between cities such as Yalta and Sanya, Sevastopol and Dalian (North-Eastern Liaoning province), Sudak and Heihe (Heilongjiang province, North-East China). The diplomat claimed that the Russian Embassy in Beijing will actively promote the development of relations of the Peninsula with Chinese partners.
"Crimea is one of the most attractive Russian regions. Every year the number of foreign tourists visiting Crimea is growing, the development of which contributes to the economic recovery of the Crimea, the revival of traditional sectors of the economy, well - known beyond its borders," Denisov said.