Chile edges Portugal with 3-0 penalty shootout win for 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup finalSport June 29, 1:38
Telegram included in register of Internet information distributorsBusiness & Economy June 28, 20:56
Putin points to growing activities of foreign secret services against RussiaRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 28, 20:36
FIFA chief Infantino to attend Chile-Portugal 2017 Confederations Cup semis match in KazanSport June 28, 20:27
Lavrov expects US to refrain from creating pretexts for new attacks on SyriaRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 28, 20:09
Top diplomat says Germany willing to open new chapter in relations with RussiaWorld June 28, 19:28
Russia open for cooperation with Germany in war on terror, Lavrov saysRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 28, 19:22
Baltic Fleet’s fighter jets hold air combat drills in Russia’s westernmost regionMilitary & Defense June 28, 18:57
Russian telecom watchdog to include Telegram in registerBusiness & Economy June 28, 18:51
SHANGHAI, May 20. /ITAR-TASS/. China’s leader Xi Jinping has described Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to China as very fruitful.
“Our meeting last February promoted Russian-Chinese cooperation. Our countries’ commissions and agencies have been very active in implementing the results of the previous meeting in Sochi, thereby laying a solid basis for the talks in Shanghai,” Xi said.
“We have signed a joint statement geared to expanding cooperation in a variety of fields, as well as the coordination of diplomatic efforts with the aim of enhancing Russian-Chinese strategic cooperation,” he said.
“We were also witnesses to the signing of a number of cooperation agreements. Putin’s visit is very fruitful,” Xi said. He hopes that “the further development of Russian-Chinese relations will rely on all-round strategic partnership for the purpose of better justice around the world and world peace.”
It is a second meeting of Russian and Chinese leaders this year. Before, Putin and Xi met at the opening of the Sochi Olympics in February. China is Russia’s main trading partner. In 2013 bilateral trade achieved a record-high of $88.8 billion (going up by 1.7% in contrast to 2012). In the first quarter of 2014 bilateral trade by 2.2%