Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday said that he hoped China-Russia ties would make further progress in the coming year to bring more benefit to the two peoples.
Xi made the remarks during a meeting with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in Wuzhen in east China's Zhejiang Province.
Hailing achievements of bilateral cooperation in 2015, Xi said that he and Russian President Vladimir Putin had agreed to adhere to the policies on deepening China-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination, no matter how global and regional situation change.
China and Russia are also committed to efforts to promote their common development as well as to safeguard international justice and world peace and stability, according to Xi.
The two countries should jointly explore new ideas and new measures to expand cooperation in areas such as trade, investment, agriculture, infrastructure construction, people-to-people exchanges and local-level ties, said Xi.
Medvedev said the Russian side is pleased with the high-level development of Russia-China ties, and is happy to see the constant growth of bilateral economic, cultural cooperation.
Russia is dedicated to the strategic docking of the EEU and the Silk Road Economic Belt initiative, he said, vowing to deepen cooperation with China in infrastructure, energy, finance, investment, information networks and other fields.