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Trade turnover between China and Russia will reach 200 billion dollars

1608281387 pb5veThe trade turnover between China and Russia will have reached $ 200 billion by 2024.

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that.

He noted that the Russian Federation is striving to expand cooperation with the Chinese side.

The countries have managed to maintain bilateral trade above $ 100 billion for several consecutive years-even in 2020, despite the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

According to the Russian leader, the two countries will continue to protect their common interests. Such coordination contributes to international strategic stability, he said.

Vladimir Putin added that Russia is ready to work with China to further unite the Eurasian Economic Union with the Belt and Road initiative.

In turn, Chinese Adviser and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov said in a telephone conversation that the two countries will firmly support each other on issues related to their main interests.

It should be noted that the Russian Federation and China already cooperate in many areas, for example, in aircraft construction, lunar exploration, energy, and environmental protection.

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