22.06.2011

President of the People’s Republic of China in Moscow

On June 15-17, 2011, President of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) Hu Jintao paid an official visit to Moscow. It was his fifth state visit to Russia and Chinese president in line with the existing tradition chose PRESIDENT HOTEL as his residency and accommodated in Presidential suite of the Hotel. All rooms of the hotel’s accommodations were occupied by the members of Chinese delegations headed by Hu Jintao and by his entourage.

Chinese President flew to Moscow from Astana where he was with an official visit to Kazakhstan and also attended a Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit. From Moscow Chinese president travelled to St. Petersburg to deliver a speech at the International Economic Forum.

President Hu Jintao met with President Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. Heads of state discussed the situation in the Middle East, Northern Africa, Iran, Korean peninsula and issued a Joint statement on important international problems. The parties also prepared a declaration to mark the 10th anniversary of the signing of the Russian-Chinese treaty on good-neighborliness, friendship and cooperation. Booth sides signed around ten important papers on cooperation and agreed to enlarge trade to $100 billion by 2015 and to $200 billion by 2020.

The two sides advanced considerably in finalizing documents on gas supplies to China. They tried to get this agreement mutually beneficial, and as President  Hu Jintao said win-win based.

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