Chinese, Russian presidents meet on bilateral ties
Visiting Chinese President Hu Jintao and his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev held talks in Moscow Wednesday to discuss further development of the Sino-Russian strategic partnership of cooperation, Xinhua reported.
Chinese foreign ministry officials said earlier that Hu and Russian leaders will exchange views on how to further develop the Sino-Russian strategic partnership of cooperation, and discuss major international and regional issues of common concern.
In Moscow, President Hu is also expected to attend activities marking the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Russia.
Earlier in the day, President Hu met with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.
In recent years, bilateral ties have maintained a momentum of rapid and sound development with frequent high-level exchanges, increasing mutual political trust and firm support to each other in terms of their core interest.
The two-way trade volume reached a record high of 56.83 billion U.S. dollars last year.