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State visit to China

15:30
Beijing
Arrival in the People's Republic of China.
Official welcoming ceremony. With President of China Hu Jintao.
Official welcoming ceremony. With President of China Hu Jintao.
Official welcoming ceremony. With President of China Hu Jintao.
With President of China Hu Jintao.
At a meeting with President of China Hu Jintao.
At a meeting with Vladimir Putin and President of China Hu Jintao.
Before Russian-Chinese talks in expanded format. With President of China Hu Jintao.
Before Russian-Chinese talks in expanded format. With President of China Hu Jintao.
Russian-Chinese talks in expanded format.
At the Russian-Chinese talks in expanded format.
Signing documents following Russian-Chinese talks.
Signing documents following Russian-Chinese talks.
A number of bilateral cooperation agreements were signed following Russian-Chinese talks. With President of China Hu Jintao.
A number of bilateral cooperation agreements were signed following Russian-Chinese talks. With President of China Hu Jintao.
Signing documents following Russian-Chinese talks.
A number of bilateral cooperation agreements were signed following Russian-Chinese talks. With President of China Hu Jintao.
Signing documents following Russian-Chinese talks.
Press statements following Russian-Chinese talks.
With Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China Wen Jiabao.
With Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China Wen Jiabao.
Meeting with Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China Wen Jiabao.
With Vice President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping.
With Vice President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping.
Meeting with Vice President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping.
With Vice Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China Li Keqiang.
Meeting with Vice Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China Li Keqiang.
Meeting with Vice Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China Li Keqiang.
With Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Chinese National People’s Congress Wu Bangguo.
Meeting with Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Chinese National People’s Congress Wu Bangguo.
Meeting with Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Chinese National People’s Congress Wu Bangguo.
With President of China Hu Jintao.
Heads of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation member states.
Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit.
At the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit.
With President of the People's Republic of China Hu Jintao and President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev (left) at a concert to celebrate the opening of the SCO summit.
With President of the People's Republic of China Hu Jintao at a concert to celebrate the opening of the SCO summit.
With President of China Hu Jintao.
Joint photo session of participants in the meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Council of Heads of State.
Before the meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Council of Heads of State.
Meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Council of Heads of State.
At a meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Council of Heads of State.
At a meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Council of Heads of State.
Signing documents following the summit of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.
Signing documents following the summit of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.
With President of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
With President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai.

Following the official welcoming ceremony, Vladimir Putin and the President of China Hu Jintao had a one-on-one discussion. Later the talks continued in expanded format.

A package of bilateral cooperation agreements was signed following the talks. In particular, Russia and China issued a joint statement on further deepening the trust-based partnership and strategic cooperation, initialled a Protocol to the Intergovernmental Agreement on cooperation in construction of a nuclear power plant in China and Russia’s loan to China.

A memorandum of understanding on strengthening cooperation in industry, energy and the tourism sector was signed in the presence of Vladimir Putin and Hu Jintao. An agreement was signed between Russia’s ITAR-TASS news agency and China’s Xinhua agency on information collaboration. A roadmap has been signed on individual areas of Russian-Chinese cooperation in nuclear energy.

In addition, the two sides signed the Protocol on the establishment of the Russian-Chinese Investment Fund Management Company and the approval of the basic principles of its activities; the Framework Agreement on Cooperation between the Development Fund of the Centre for Research and Commercialisation of New Technologies and the Administrative Committee of the Zhongguancun Science Park; the Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation between the Russian Export Credit and Investment Insurance Agency and the China Export and Credit Insurance Corporation; a credit agreement between Vnesheconombank and the China Development Bank on the construction of the Taishet Aluminium Smelter; and the Cooperation Agreement between the VTB Leasing bank and the Export-Import Bank of China.

Five more documents on cooperation in aircraft building, energy, tourism, wagon building and petrochemical industry were signed on the sidelines of the state visit.

The two presidents also made statements for the press.

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