Approx. 30 documents to be signed at negotiations between Russian, Chinese premiers

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and Chinese State Council Premier Li Keqiang will speak about bilateral energy and investment cooperation in Moscow on October 13.

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and Chinese State Council Premier Li Keqiang will speak about bilateral energy and investment cooperation in Moscow on October 13.

"During the 19th regular meeting between the prime ministers of Russia and China, Dmitry Medvedev and Li Keqiang will have a detailed discussion of key issues of Russia-China cooperation in the trade, economic, investment, energy and humanitarian fields," a source in the government press service told Interfax.

A joint communique and intergovernmental agreements on energy cooperation, including natural gas supplies along the eastern route, will be on the agenda.

The source said commercial agreements encompassed a document on more profound energy cooperation between Gazprom, Rosneft and China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC).

Li Keqiang is visiting Russia on October 12-14 at the invitation of Medvedev. It is his first visit to Moscow in the capacity of the Chinese State Council Premier. Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to meet with Li.

Several dozens of cooperation documents will be signed at bilateral negotiations to be held on Monday in the presence of about 20 members of Russian and Chinese governments.

"Approximately 30 documents are being prepared for signing at the 19th regular meeting between the prime ministers of Russia and China," the press service said.

Medvedev and Li will attend the Third Moscow International Innovative Development Forum "Open Innovations" on Tuesday, October 14. China is the forum's partner country this year.

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