Chinese Ambassador to Ukraine Du Wei said this during an opening ceremony of Ukraine Silk Road International Forum held in Kyiv, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.
"The Chinese side has proposed to create the Russian-Chinese free trade zone. We hope to intensify a research on this issue with the Ukrainian side," he said.
In addition, according to the Chinese ambassador, the implementation of China's Silk Road Project without Ukraine would be incomplete, even unthinkable. Therefore, Ukraine was one of the first of more than 60 countries to have joined the Silk Road.