Li said during the meeting that China stands ready to align with the EEU proposed by Russia and reach institutional arrangements on trade and investment at an early date.
He also vowed to expand the scope of energy cooperation in areas such as oil and gas, nuclear energy, coal and electricity, promote mutual investment and big-project cooperation, and conduct financial cooperation in currency swap, payment system, and within multilateral framework.
We must combine economic development with the development of defense to modernize the army, to make it modern and standardized…
We should comprehensively promote reform in the military sphere, to create an army that is disciplined and can win,” said XI Jinping, speaking at the solemn meeting on the occasion of the 95th anniversary of the Communist party of China.
“However, China will never give up our lawful rights.
Chinese people do not believe fallacy and nor are we afraid of evil forces.
Noting that both nations are the world’s major economies and emerging markets, he said they should deepen pragmatic cooperation and alignment of interests, and push forward the dovetailing of the Belt and Road Initiative and the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) for broader regional economic cooperation.
Hailing the role of close high-level contact in advancing bilateral ties and promoting regional and global development, Xi said the establishment of the strategic partnership of coordination 20 years ago demonstrated the strategic nature of the bilateral ties.
This year also marks the 15th anniversary of the signing of the China-Russia Good-Neighborly Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation, which Xi said affirmed the two countries’ friendship from generation to generation.
China holds that regardless of size, strength and wealth, all countries are equal, and all peoples have the right to choose their own development paths,” said Xi.
China opposes imposing one’s will on others, interfering with other countries’ domestic affairs and the strong bullying the weak.