Xi's Russia visit enhances trust, cooperation
Updated: 2013-03-31 10:56
BEIJING - President Xi Jinping's visit to Russia has enhanced bilateral strategic mutual trust and support, and expanded practical cooperation between the two countries, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told media on Sunday.
Wang made the remarks while introducing to reporters the fruits of Xi's first foreign trip as China's head of state, which had taken him to Russia, Tanzania, South Africa, and the Republic of the Congo.
The Chinese top diplomat said choosing Russia as the first stop of Xi's tour has shown the high level and distinctiveness of the China-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership for coordination.
During the trip, Xi also attended the fifth BRICS summit held in Durban, South Africa.