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Russian President Vladimir Putin has held a meeting with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the APEC summit.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has stated that Moscow and Beijing would look for new areas in which the two countries may cooperate.
He also congratulated Xi on his re-election as Chinese president at the October National Congress of the Communist Party of China.
Xi, in turn, thanked Putin for his congratulations and focused his remarks on the successful implementation of a number of joint projects in various spheres, such as gas and aircraft construction, as well as coordination of Chinese efforts on the One Belt One Road initiative with the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).
The Chinese leader has also reaffirmed readiness to further develop relations with Russia.
Russia and China have been steadily intensifying their bilateral relations, which is reflected by a high level of trade, solidarity on a number of international issues and a series of mutual visits by high-ranking officials. The ties have been described by Moscow as being at their highest level in history.
2017.11.10 / 22:59