Russian, Chinese premiers discussing bilateral cooperation

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and Chinese State Council Premier Wen Jiabao sum up results of bilateral cooperation in 2012 and mapping out plans for 2013 in Moscow.

"High-level meetings set the vector of our relations this year. We will speak about this year's events and implementation of high-level agreements and will set tasks for next year," Medvedev said in his introductory speech at the narrow-circle meeting with Wen.

"I would like to congratulate you and all Chinese colleagues on the successful holding of the 18th congress of the Communist Party of China and to ask you to convey my best wishes to Comrades Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang," Medvedev said.

Wen said he was paying the last foreign visit in his political career and emphasized that the visit was paid to Russia.

"I have been witnessing dynamic development of Sino-Russian strategic partnership for a decade. I believe these relations meet fundamental interests of our countries," Wen said.

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