13:50 GMT +308 December 2019
Listen Live
    Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) and Chinese President Xi Jinping seen before the beginning of Russian-Chinese talks at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, September 3, 2015

    Russia, China Set to Sign Deals on Joint Aircraft Development

    © Sputnik / Sergey Guneev
    Business
    Get short URL
    163
    Subscribe

    Moscow and Beijing may sign an agreement on the development of a long-haul aircraft and a heavy civil helicopter during Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to China, Russian presidential aide Yury Ushakov said Wednesday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Putin will pay an official visit to China on June 25 at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.

    "[The sides] will discuss issues of cooperation in aircraft building, rocket and space industries, obviously intergovernmental agreements will be signed which will launch a program of joint development and the creation of a wide-body long-haul aircraft and a heavy civil helicopter," Ushakov told a briefing.

    Related:

    Russian Helicopters to Showcase Aircraft at Asia Pacific China Police Expo
    China Denies Sending Aircraft Carrier to Syria to Join Russian Forces
    Russia, China Agree on Loans for Joint Aircraft, Helicopter Projects
    Tags:
    helicopter, aircraft, Vladimir Putin, Yury Ushakov, China, Russia
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik