XI Jinping stressed the importance of regional cooperation with Russia

© RIA Novosti / Michael Clientgenerated in Photobacterium of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and Chinese President XI Jinping at a press conference following the meeting on the sidelines of the IV Eastern economic forumXI Jinping stressed the importance of regional cooperation with Russia© RIA Novosti / Michael Clientgenerated the image Bank

Chinese President XI Jinping emphasized the importance of development of interregional cooperation with Russia to relations between the two countries in General.

«The clearer our cooperation with the regions, the stronger the Foundation of mutually beneficial cooperation between the two countries as a whole,» he said at the roundtable of regions of Russia and China after talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

According to him, regional cooperation of China and Russia currently faces new tasks and requirements, and historical chance. As noted, XI Jinping, polycentric world order and economic globalization has become the new trend, but protectionism «rears its head».

«Enhance our cooperation and expanding common interests allow us to work together to neutralize the external risks and challenges, promote common development and lift,» added the Chinese President.

He noted that the parties must reveal the benefits of the parties to complement each other, to identify the specific advantages of regions and carry out the exact two-sided docking. As said XI Jinping, «now is the time for our inter-regional cooperation».