Talks between Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin and Chinese Premier Li Qiang continue at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. This was reported by the correspondent of “Izvestia” Alexei Lazurenko.
It is specified that the cortege is already ready for further movement.
After the negotiations are completed, Mishustin will lay flowers on Tiananmen Square at the monument to the fighters for the revolution and meet with students of one of the largest universities in China.
“What is interesting is that in addition to the cars on which the prime minister moves, the so-called Chinese elite car “Red Banner” (Chinese brand Hongqi. – Ed.) is quite symbolically present, but it is more like an escort, – Lazurenko noted.New turnover: sales of Russia and China jumped by a quarter What areas, in addition to trade, do the countries intend to develop
On May 23, Mishustin arrived in Beijing to meet with the head of the republic, Xi Jinping.
At present, according to Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, the dates of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Beijing are being coordinated.
At the same time, some details of the meeting of the prime ministers have already become known. Thus, Li Qiang noted during the talks that the practical cooperation between Russia and China has great and brilliant prospects. China intends to maintain contacts between the business circles of the two countries, to establish their mutually beneficial cooperation.
Mishustin, in turn, said that the trade turnover between Russia and China in 2023 could exceed $200 billion. 70% of cross-border settlements between countries are already carried out in national currencies. The Russian prime minister also noted that Russia and China are coordinating efforts to implement the agreements that were reached during the visit of Chinese leader Xi Jinping to Moscow in March.
On May 23, a Russian-Chinese business forum started in Shanghai, which is attended by Mishustin, as well as heads of leading companies in Russia and China. Li Qiang, in a congratulatory letter to the participants of the Russian-Chinese business forum in Shanghai, pointed out China‘s readiness to expand trade and economic ties with the Russian side.Share: