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MOSCOW, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) — Vice Chairman of China’s Central Military Commission Guo Boxiong on Friday met with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin here in Moscow on bilateral ties.
Putin extended warm welcome to Guo and spoke highly of the steady development of relations between Russia and China, saying the two countries have witnessed frequent exchanges of high-level officials and expanding cooperation in all fields.
The two sides have also had close coordination on international issues and contributed to international and regional security, he added.
Putin appreciated the military exchanges and cooperation between Russia and China, saying he hoped the two countries could endeavor together to further promote the friendship and cooperation between the two armies.
The visiting Chinese official said this year marks the 10th anniversary of the signing of the China-Russia Treaty of Good- Neighborliness, Friendship and Cooperation, which is of significance to the two countries and the world.
During the last decade, the China-Russia comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership has undergone unprecedented development, Guo said, adding that bilateral cooperation also has yielded good results with China and Russian maintaining close coordination and collaboration on international issues.
The development of Sino-Russian ties have brought tangible benefits to both countries and their peoples, Guo said.
The relations of mutual benefit between the two armies have been playing an important role in the China-Russia comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership, he added.
Thanks to the efforts from leaders of both countries, relations between the two armies have been developing steadily in recent years, enriching the connotations of the China-Russia comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership, Guo added.
He pledged that China is willing to abide by the China-Russia Treaty of Good-Neighborliness, Friendship and Cooperation to further promote the all-round and multi-level cooperation between the two armies.
Guo also noted China would like to endeavor with Russia to push the comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership to a new height and contribute to world peace and common development.
Earlier on Friday, Guo also held talks with Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov on bilateral military ties.