The President of Russia highly praised China’s social, economic, scientific and technical achievements, as well as the country’s authority in international affairs.
Mr Putin noted that Russian-Chinese relations have reached a level of comprehensive strategic partnership and remarked on the active development of political dialogue and cooperation in various fields. He also praised Russian-Chinese collaboration in addressing pressing regional and global issues.
Furthermore, the President expressed his confidence that the implementation of agreements reached at summit meetings in Moscow and St Petersburg will further strengthen the entire range of Russian-Chinese relations. This will be in the interests of both nations, as well as international stability and security, Mr Putin said.