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Chinese, Russian presidents exchange new year greetings

(Xinhua)

10:23, December 31, 2011

BEIJING, Dec. 31 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Hu Jintao and his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev on Saturday exchanged their new year greetings.

In his message, Hu said the past year saw all-around, rapid and fruitful development of China-Russia relations under the concerted efforts by both sides.

In 2011, the two countries further strengthened strategic and political mutual trust, raised the quality and expanded the quantity of trade and economic cooperation, with bilateral trade reaching record high of 80 billion U.S. dollars, Hu said, adding that the two sides also stepped up coordination in international and regional affairs.

The achievements made in China-Russia relations not only boosted the development, progress and stability of the two countries, but also contributed to regional and international peace, security and development, he noted.

In the coming new year, China will make joint efforts with Russia, in accordance with the direction and objectives for developing relations set by the two sides for the next 10 years, to deepen cooperation and exchanges, to promote the all-round strategic cooperative partnership of equality, mutual trust, mutual support, common prosperity and long-lasting friendship, so as to better benefit the two countries and two peoples, Hu said.

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