12:24 GMT29 October 2020
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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Chinese leader Xi Jinping has wished a happy New Year to Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and the nation, state media reported.

    In the message cited by the Xinhua news agency, the Chinese president said next year would mark the 70th anniversary since the two nations established diplomatic relations.

    Xi added he wanted to further develop the bilateral relationship across all areas for the sake of well-being and prosperity of both countries.

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    In his New Year telegram to Xi, Putin wished praised the comprehensive and trusting partnership between the two nations, saying it had reached an unprecedented level.

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