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Russia: Putin holds talks with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang

2 18.09.2019 Инфо

W/S Russian President Vladimir Putin greeting Premier of Chinese State Council Li Keqiang, Moscow
W/S Putin greeting Chinese State Council authorities
SOT, Vladimir Putin, Russian President (Russian): “Dear friends, let me warmly greet you in the Kremlin. I know that your programme here is very busy, yesterday you worked in St. Petersburg and had a meeting with the Russian prime minister [Dmitri Medvedev]. I believe that your visit will give a great impulse to the development of our cross-government and economic links.”
M/S Chinese authorities at meeting *CUTAWAY*
SOT, Vladimir Putin, Russian President (Russian): “The main event in our bilateral relations this year was President Xi Jinping's state visit to Russia. I hope we will meet with the general secretary within two huge events, I mean BRICS and APEC summits, that will take place in Latin America in November. Please pass on to him my best regards.
W/S Meeting *CUTAWAY*
SOT, Li Keqiang, Premier of Chinese State Council (Mandarin): “Our cooperation promotes not only the development of our two countries but also the development of the region and of the whole world, especially taking into consideration the unrest in the world and the regional and international economics. China and Russia are the two biggest neighbouring countries. It is important for us to strengthen our friendship and cooperation.” *LOOSE TRANSLATION*
W/S Russian authorities at meeting
SCRIPT
Russian President Vladimir Putin met Premier of Chinese State Council Li Keqiang in Moscow on Wednesday.
The Russian leader said the Chinese delegation’s visit would improve “the development of our cross-government and economic links,” and added he is looking forward to meeting Chinese President Xi Jinping in November.
Keqiang on his side spoke on the importance of Russian-Chinese cooperation amid “taking into the consideration the unrest in the world, and the regional and international economics.”
"China and Russia are the two biggest neighbouring countries. It is important for us to strengthen our friendship and cooperation," he added.
The prime minister and the Chinese delegation arrived in Russia with an official visit on September 16.
On Tuesday Keqiang discussed trade and bilateral ties with his Russian counterpart Dmitri Medvedev in St. Petersburg.