He noted that forming joint ISS crews with BRICS states (Brazil, India, China and South Africa) was a priority for Roscosmos but the space agency is also discussing the issue with NASA, as well as with the European Space Agency (ESA).
"We are always leaving a door opened in this issue. We are at the early stage of discussing a joint crew with China," Igor Komarov told Rossiya 24 TV-channel.
Komarov also said that China was interested in developing bilateral cooperation in spheres such as engine building, remote sensing and navigation.
First published by Sputnik.