Russia and China confirm strengthening of strategic partnership


Moscow, Jul 8 (Plenglish) Russia’s President Vladimir Putin discussed on Wednesday with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping the strategic partnership, including the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic and the defense of the sovereignty of the States.

During a telephone conversation, Xi congratulated Putin on the successful holding of the popular vote on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the Kremlin press indicated.

Both sides stressed the great importance of approving the amendments to strengthen Russia’s State and the sustainable socio-economic development of this nation.

Putin and Xi expressed strong mutual support for the protection of sovereignty, prevention of interference in internal affairs from abroad, and guarantees of the supremacy of international law.

Russia’s president thanked his Chinese peer for sending a representative delegation and a unit of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army to participate in the parade to mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War.

In the talk, a positive assessment was made of the level reached by the comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries; the clearest expression was the mutual aid that Russia and China provided during the most difficult period of the fight against the pandemic.


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