|Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin met on the sidelines of the BRICS summit in Brazil. (photo: pressTV)
In a meeting on the sidelines of the 11th BRICS summit in Brazil’s capital, Brasilia, on Wednesday, President Xi and Russian President Vladimir Putin praised the strength and potential of the ties between their countries and called for maintaining the momentum gained by increased relations.
Putin said both sides should continue to enhance bilateral ties for a new era, while supporting each other in sovereignty issues, security, and development. Russia will enhance trade ties with China in industry, agriculture, aerospace, aviation, energy, finance, petroleum, and people to people exchange.