CHAIRMAN OF THE NATIONAL COMMITTEE OF THE CHINESE PEOPLE'S POLITICAL CONSULTATIVE CONFERENCE JIA QINGLIN:
I am very pleased to have the opportunity to become acquainted with you.
First of all, on behalf of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, let me warmly welcome you to Chinese soil. Your current visit is of great importance to bilateral relations and opens a new page in the history of our relations.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev: Dear Mr Chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference!
I am delighted to have the opportunity to get acquainted with you and would like to note that the current visit is a development of the strategic dialogue that has taken place between our nations in recent years. Obviously, we have made significant progress. Today, the links between Russia and China are becoming a key factor in international development.
I am glad to continue this dialogue with you. I would also like to take this opportunity to congratulate you on your re-election to this important position.