Li Keqiang Meets with Russian Defense Minister - to strengthen Sino-Russian military cooperation

Author:Xinhua   Add Time:2016-4-11 14:24:53

      Xinhua Beijing November 18 (Reporter Hao Yalin) Premier Li Keqiang on the 18th met with Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu in Zhongnanhai.

Li pointed out that China and Russia is the  largest neighbor for each other and has the longest border line. This year, the two heads of state met on several occasions, and reached important consensus. Nineteenth regular meeting between the prime ministers recently held a positive outcome. China and Russia established comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership based on mutual respect, equality, mutual benefit .China is ready to Russia to consolidate strategic mutual trust and promote pragmatic cooperation, strengthen communication on major international and regional affairs, so that Sino-Russian relations is not only beneficial to both sides, but also conducive to peace, stability and development in the region and the world.

Shoigu said Russia-China relations have global implications, the further development of bilateral comprehensive strategic partnership of cooperation is very important. Russia hopes to strengthen exchanges and cooperation in various fields, including military cooperation, including with China to push for greater development of bilateral relations.

State Councilor and Defense Minister Chang Wanquan, attended the meeting.

 

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