Russian-Chinese talks 2018-06-08 12:20:00 Beijing Vladimir Putin and President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping held talks in Beijing. The President of Russia arrived in China on a state visit. The official ceremony to welcome the President of Russia took place on the square in front of the Great Hall of the People prior to the meeting of the two leaders. The conversation between Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping took place behind closed doors and was followed by talks with participation of the two countries’ delegations. A number of bilateral documents were signed following the consultations, including a Joint Statement of the Russian Federation and the People’s Republic of China. The two sides signed agreements on international road transport, on scientific cooperation between the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and on joint construction and operation of the demonstration fast reactor in China. Other documents concern the strengthening of investment cooperation, e-commerce cooperation, joint exploration of Moon surface and deep space, as well as construction of power units 7 and 8 for the Tianwan Nuclear Power Plant and power units for the Xudabao Nuclear Power Plant at facilities in China. The presidents of Russia and China also made statements for the press.