|Xi Jinping Holds Telephone Talks with President Vladimir Putin of Russia at Request|
On June 15, 2018, President Xi Jinping held telephone talks with President Vladimir Putin of Russia at request.
Xi Jinping pointed out that Mr. President has just paid a successful state visit to China and attended the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Qingdao Summit, achieving fruitful results. I cherish the profound friendship with Mr. President as well as the great situation of China-Russia relations with double efforts. As China and Russia are at the key moments of respective national development and the general trend of the world and hotspot issues are at the crux of complicated changes, the two of us have maintained communication in a timely manner and the two countries have served as solid and stable support to each other and offered staunch and strong support to each other, which have safeguarded the two countries' sovereignty, security and development interests and defended the peace, stability, fairness and justice of the region and the world. I am willing to continuously work together with Mr. President to lead China-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination to maintain sustained, stable and high-level development.
Xi Jinping congratulated on the successful opening of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia and wished the World Cup a complete success with Russia's meticulous organization.
Vladimir Putin congratulated again on the complete success of the SCO Qingdao Summit under the host of President Xi Jinping and thanked China for offering warm reception. Vladimir Putin expressed that not long ago, he paid a successful state visit to China and reached important consensus with President Xi Jinping on promoting the realization of greater development of Russia-China comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination. Highly valuing the personal friendship with President Xi Jinping, he is willing to continuously keep close contact with President Xi Jinping. He sincerely wishes that under President Xi Jinping's leadership, China will make greater development achievements.