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Chinese, Russian presidents meet on sidelines of G20 summit

06-27-2010 08:46 BJT Special Report: Hu Visits Canada, Attends G20 Summit |

TORONTO, Canada, June 26 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Hu Jintao met his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev on Saturday for talks aimed at further cementing their countries' strategic cooperative partnership.

Chinese President Hu Jintao(R) meets with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev in Toronto, Canada, June 26, 2010.(Xinhua/Li Xueren)
Chinese President Hu Jintao(R) meets with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev
in Toronto, Canada, June 26, 2010.(Xinhua/Li Xueren)

Hu said he was glad to see the Russian president again in their third meeting since the beginning of the year to discuss bilateral relations and issues of common concern.

This year, leaders of the two countries have maintained the momentum of exchange of visits, and both countries have been working hard to implement the consensus reached by the two leaders to boost the strategic cooperative partnership, Hu said.

China is pleased to see the progress and achievements in bilateral relations with Russia, he said.

The meeting between the presidents was held on the sidelines of a Group of 20 (G20) Summit that begins on Saturday in Toronto, Canada.

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