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Newsline: China’s ambassador to Moscow says Beijing ready for travel resumption with Russia

Russia and China are ready to resume mutual travel as soon as possible and deepen their strategic cooperation, Zhang Hanhui, China’s ambassador to Russia told the Russian state TASS news agency in remarks published on Wednesday. “In the new historical conditions, we are ready, together with our Russian friends, to continuously deepen comprehensive strategic cooperation, restore mutual travel of citizens as soon as possible,” the agency cited the diplomat as saying. (https://neuters.de/world/china/russia-china-ready-quick-travel-resumption-tass-cites-chinese-envoy-2023-01-11/) China has ditched mandatory quarantines for arrivals and allowed travel to resume across its border with Hong Kong since Sunday, removing the last major restrictions under a “zero-COVID” regime which it abruptly began dismantling in early December after historic protests against the curbs.

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