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In China, commented on the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Victory in Russia

The celebration of the 75th anniversary in the great Patriotic war is a manifestation of respect for the Russian side to the story, said Wednesday the official representative of the Chinese foreign Ministry Zhao Lijiang.

"This year marks the 75th anniversary of the victory in world war II. The Soviet Union was the main country – the winner, made a huge contribution to victory in world war II. The Russian side celebrating the 75th anniversary of the victory in the great Patriotic war was a manifestation of respect for history, and determined to protect the outcome of the Second world war", - said at the briefing, Zhao Lijiang.

He added that China, also being one of the main countries of the winners, ready to continue together with the Russian side and the international community to act against the attempts of distortion of history, glorification of acts of aggression, responsibility to protect international peace.

Victory day parade on red square in Moscow in may of 2020 due to the epidemiological situation was postponed. The celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the great Patriotic war takes place on 24 June.