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    Xi: China Sees Russia's Prosperity and Development as Own Chance to Advance

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    Chinese leader Xi Jinping said Beijing and Moscow should step up partnership and voiced support for Russia's prosperity and development.

    HANGZHOU (China), (Sputnik) — Russia and China should reinforce comprehensive cooperation and mutual political support, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Sunday.

    "We hope that our sides will enhance contacts in order to implement our agreements. Our countries should strengthen comprehensive cooperation, strengthen mutual political support, support of the other country on protection of sovereignty," Xi said at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

    He added that China supported Russia's will to develop in line with its own specifics.

    "We consider Russia's prosperity and development, as our own chance to develop," Xi said.

    The Chinese leader added that it was necessary to promote integration of the strategies of Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) and the Silk Road Economic Belt, as well as Russia's and China's own strategies.

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