Russia and China sign joint agreement on the promotion of information and cyberspace

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a joint statement on the promotion of development in the field of information and cyberspace, Rosbalt reported.

In addition, more than 30 agreements were signed on cooperation in the fields of economy and trade, foreign policy, infrastructure, technology and innovation, agriculture, finance, energy, media, Internet and sports.

The signing of the agreements took place after Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin held talks in Beijing on Saturday.

Earlier in the day, at a meeting with Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress Zhang Dejiang, Putin said that Russia sees the development of relations with China as a priority.

In turn, Dejiang praised Putin for the frequency in which he visits China.

"You mentioned the number of visits to the People's Republic. This, of course, shows that Russia gives priority to the development of the relations with China," Dejiang said.

He added that Putin visits Xi Jingping more often than any other world leader.

  Russia, China