Deputy Chairman of the Russian Security Council, Dmitry Medvedev, visited Beijing, where he met with President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping.
“We discussed issues of interaction between the two ruling parties – between the ‘Communist Party of China’ and ‘United Russia’, discussed issues of bilateral interaction of our strategic partnership with China in all spheres, including of course the economy, industrial cooperation and much more, discussed international issues, including of course the conflict in Ukraine,” Medvedev said in a statement following the results of negotiations.
During his stay in Beijing, Medvedev also conveyed a message from Russian President, Vladimir Putin, to the Head of the Chinese state. The message notes “an unprecedented level of Russian-Chinese political dialogue and practical cooperation, expresses confidence in the continued progressive development of interstate and inter-party relations in close cooperation with the new leadership of China, elected following the results of the recent party forum of Chinese Communists.”
“The parties also compared notes on a number of significant issues of an international nature, noting the broad coincidence of Moscow and Beijing’s approaches to the most pressing world problems,” Medvedev’s secretariat reported.
According to the secretariat, Medvedev and Xi Jinping were unanimous in their high assessment of the current state and prospects of Russian-Chinese relations.