China reveals purpose of Xi Jinping's visit to Moscow

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Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Russia made it possible to expand and deepen bilateral trade and economic cooperation, spokesperson for the Ministry of Commerce of China Shu Jueting announced.

"During the visit, documents were signed on trade and economic cooperation, in particular on soybeans, forestry, trade shows, the supply of frozen products and infrastructure facilities. The parties are gradually expanding and deepening bilateral cooperation," she said at a briefing, commenting on the Chinese leader’s trip to Moscow.

As the official noted, Xi Jinping "discussed in detail with Russian President Vladimir Putin issues related to practical cooperation." The spokesperson clarified that in this way the parties "gave a new impetus to bilateral relations in a new era and outlined a roadmap for their further development."

She added that during the talks, the heads of the two states paid attention to the optimization and diversification of Russian-Chinese trade, as well as the investment sector. In addition, they agreed to work together to ensure the security and stability of production chains.

"The Ministry of Commerce will continue to interact with the Russian side, to ensure that the important agreements reached between the leaders of the two countries are fully implemented in practice," Shu Jueting concluded.

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