Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the People's Republic of China
President Xi Jinping Meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin
On the afternoon of 15 September local time, President Xi Jinping held a
bilateral meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at Forumlar
Majmuasi Complex in Samarkand
to exchange views on China-Russia relations and international and
regional issues of shared interest.
President Xi noted that since the beginning of this year,
China and Russia have maintained effective strategic communication.
Bilateral cooperation in the various fields has moved forward steadily,
with activities of the Year of Sports Exchange well underway, and a
robust momentum in sub-national cooperation and people-to-people exchange.
The two countries have maintained close coordination on the international
stage to uphold basic norms of international relations.
In the face of changes of the world, of our times and of history,
China will work with Russia to fulfill their responsibilities as major
countries and play a leading role in injecting stability into a world of
change and disorder.
President Xi emphasized that China will work with Russia to extend strong
on issues concerning each other's core interests, and deepen practical
cooperation in trade, agriculture, connectivity and other areas.
The two sides need to enhance coordination and cooperation under
including the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO),
the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures
in Asia (CICA)
and the BRICS
to promote solidarity and mutual trust among the various parties,
expand practical cooperation, and safeguard the security interests of
as well as the common interests of the developing countries and emerging markets.
President Putin noted that the world is undergoing multiple changes,
yet the only thing that remains unchanged is the friendship and mutual trust
between Russia and China.
The Russia-China comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination
is as stable as mountains.
Both Russia and China stand for a more equitable and reasonable
international order, setting a fine example in international relations.
President Xi appreciated Russia's adherence to the one-China principle,
stressing that Taiwan is part of China,
the Chinese side firmly opposes the "Taiwan independence" separatist
and external interference,
and no country is entitled to act as a judge on the Taiwan question.