Meeting friends: Putin and XI Jinping held talks in the Kremlin

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Vladimir Putin and XI Jinping concluded negotiations in the Kremlin. This morning the Chinese President arrived in Russia on a three-day state visit. About how the meeting went, – the correspondent channel “WORLD 24” Anna Derkach.

XI Jinping was greeted with fanfare and the national anthem in the most majestic, the St. George hall of the Moscow Kremlin. It is required by the Protocol of a state visit. But talking to the leaders of Russia and China, without further ADO.

“Dear President XI Jinping, dear friend. Dear Chinese colleagues. We are very pleased to receive you today in the Moscow Kremlin. Your visit to Russia is a key event in bilateral relations this year. This is a state visit. But not as important status this visit as an important opportunity for us to meet with you again to discuss the current problems of relations between Russia and China”, – said Putin.

“From the first day of the founding of new China, the Soviet Union was the first to recognize our country. Over the years, Sino-Russian relations have withstood all the trials and changes of situation in the world and inside our countries. Step by step we managed to take our relations to the highest level in the history,” said XI.

China to Russia – the main economic partner. Turnover last year rose by 25% and broke the historical record of 100 billion dollars. And this, with the downturn in international trade and investment. Beijing is ramping up relations with the Eurasian economic Union. Between China and the five a full understanding.

It is difficult to find an area where countries have no common interests. Russia is the main supplier to China of crude oil. Soon, the Russian gas will go to China via the Eastern route. “Boeing” and “Airbus” in the sky you will press the first Russian-Chinese wide-body aircraft. And Chinese Great Wall vehicles will be produced at the Russian factory in the Tula region.

XI Jinping in an interview with Russian journalists called Putin the most precious and reliable friend. In six years the leaders had only 30 official meetings. And how many have discussed the “legs”, trains or hockey venues. Dialogue leaders will continue in St. Petersburg, where the Chinese President will be the chief guest of the economic forum.