Pragmatic cooperation, global strategic stability high on Sino-Russian agenda
Beijing and Moscow will sign around 30 cooperation documents d
uring President Xi Jinping’s state visit to Russia next week, including two joint statements on bilateral t
ies as well as on global strategic stability, Vice-Foreign Minister Zhang Hanhui said on Thursday.
Xi will kick off a three-day state visit to Russia on Wednesday at the invitation of Russian President
Vladimir Putin, and attend the 23rd St. Petersburg International Economic Forum to be held between June 6 and June 8.
The two presidents will witness the signing of an array of agreements on business d
eals in areas such as trade, investment and energy, Zhang said at a media briefing in Beijing.
This year marks the 70th anniversary of diplomatic ties between
China and Russia, and Xi’s visit will mark a milestone for both countries, Zhang said.