Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, on the 74th anniversary of the founding of modren China and expressed confidence that the upcoming talks between the two leaders would serve the interests of ensuring security in Eurasia and throughout the world, the Kremlin said on Sunday.
The Russian president also noted that under Xi’s leadership, Beijing "is confidently moving forward along the path of socioeconomic, scientific and technological development, strengthening its positions on the global arena and actively participating in resolving the most important issues on the regional and global agendas."
"Relations between Russia and China are developing in the spirit of comprehensive partnership and strategic cooperation. Moscow and Beijing are fruitfully cooperating
in all areas, and efficiently coordinating their efforts in international affairs," Putin added.