Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, December 2-Premier Li Keqiang of the State Council and Russian Prime Minister Mishustin co-chaired the 25th regular meeting between Chinese and Russian prime ministers in the Great Hall of the People on the afternoon of December 2.
The meeting was held by video.
Vice Premier of the State Council, Chinese Chairman of the China-Russia Investment Cooperation Committee and Energy Cooperation Committee Han Zheng attended the meeting.
Li Keqiang said that China and Russia are each other's largest neighbors, always respect each other, pursue a policy of good-neighborliness and friendship, and are committed to achieving mutual benefit and win-win results.
Facing the impact of the new crown pneumonia epidemic, China and Russia have joined hands to fight the epidemic and promote economic and social development.
This year, President Xi Jinping has made many calls with President Putin, leading the continued high-level development of bilateral relations.
In the context of the severe shrinkage of the world economy and the downturn in global trade and investment, not only has the pace of cooperation between the two countries not slowed down, there have been new developments in many areas, trade closeness has been further improved, cross-border e-commerce and other new business formats have flourished, energy and other strategies Large projects are progressing steadily, and the Far East and local cooperation have achieved new results, which fully demonstrates the strong complementarity and huge potential of bilateral cooperation.
China is willing to work with Russia to better summarize the results and experience of cooperation and inject new impetus into the sustained and healthy development of the China-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination in the new era.
Li Keqiang and Mishustin listened to Han Zheng, Vice Premier of the State Council, Chinese Chairman of the China-Russia Humanities Cooperation Committee Sun Chunlan, Vice Premier of the State Council, China-Russia Prime Minister Regular Meeting Committee, Northeast China and Russian Far East and Baikal Region Intergovernmental Cooperation Committee Chinese Chairman Hu Chunhua, the head of the Russian side of the relevant mechanism, Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Belousov, Deputy Prime Minister Golikova, Novak, Trutnev, Chernyshenko, etc. report on the work.
The prime ministers of the two countries fully affirmed the efficient and pragmatic work of the committees of both sides over the past year, and the exchanges and cooperation at all levels and in all fields have maintained a good momentum of development.
Li Keqiang pointed out that China and Russia jointly uphold the international order with the United Nations as the core and uphold multilateralism and free trade, which is not only beneficial to both parties but also to the world.
China is willing to better align the joint construction of the “Belt and Road” with Russia’s development strategy, consolidate the cornerstone of cooperation in traditional fields, promote new breakthroughs in cooperation in economy, trade, energy, and agriculture, and continuously improve the level of cooperation.
Actively create new areas of open cooperation and accelerate cooperation in such areas as joint manufacturing, peaceful use of nuclear energy, digital economy, and small and medium-sized enterprises.
Continue to strengthen people-to-people and cultural exchanges, deepen cooperation in the fields of education, youth, tourism, and the Winter Olympics, and consolidate the public opinion foundation for the friendship between the two countries.
Li Keqiang introduced the current economic situation in China and pointed out that China, as the largest developing country, is a big market with growth potential.
China is willing to share development opportunities with Russia, expand mutual opening up, deepen mutually beneficial cooperation, and promote China-Russia cooperation in various fields to achieve more new results.
Mishustin said that facing the impact of the new crown pneumonia epidemic, Russia and China support and help each other, and the efficient operation of dialogue and cooperation in various mechanisms and fields fully reflects the high level of the comprehensive strategic partnership between Russia and China in the new era.
Russia is willing to unite with China to fight the epidemic and strengthen cooperation in vaccine and medicine research and development.
Take effective measures to promote bilateral trade and investment back to the growth track as soon as possible, promote cooperation in the fields of industry, agriculture, transportation, energy, infrastructure and other fields, and tap new growth points such as digital economic cooperation.
Russia congratulates China on the successful landing of China's Chang'e-5 probe on the lunar surface, and is willing to accelerate space cooperation between the two countries.
We will successfully host the science and technology innovation year of the two countries and strengthen cooperation in the fields of basic science and applied science.
Deepen cultural and cultural exchanges, intensify local cooperation, strengthen strategic collaboration in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, and push Russia-China relations to a new level.
The two prime ministers jointly announced the adoption of the "Joint Communiqué of the 25th Regular Meeting of the Chinese and Russian Prime Ministers" and cooperation documents in the fields of finance, customs and intellectual property rights.
He Lifeng, vice chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and head of the National Development and Reform Commission, participated in the above activities.