Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping (R) meets with Gennady Zyuganov, chairman of the Central Committee of the Russian Communist Party, in Beijing, capital of China, May 19, 2010. (Xinhua/Liu Jiansheng)
China's and Russia's communist parties on Wednesday pledged to work more closely together to cement the partnership between the two countries.
Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping on Wednesday met with Chairman of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation Gennady Zyuganov at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
Calling party-to-party exchanges a crucial part of China-Russia relations, Xi, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, said the CPC hopes to work with the Communist Party of Russia to enhance friendship and cooperation between the two countries.
Zyuganov, who is paying his seventh visit to China, said his party firmly supported the Russia-China strategic partnership of coordination and will step up cooperation with the CPC.【1】 【2】 http://paper.people.com.cn/rmrb/html/2010-05/20/nw.D110000renmrb_20100520_5-01.htm?div=-1