ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, May 26 (Xinhua) -- President Vladimir Putin said the Russia-China comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination is developing at the best level in history and the prospect is very good.
"There is no need to re-define Russian-Chinese relations. In fact,Russia and China have established a fairly good strategic partnership," said Putin in response to a question from He Ping, editor-in-chief of the Xinhua News Agency during a joint interview by several major international media outlets here on Friday.Putin spoke highly of the 19th Communist Party of China (CPC) National Congress, which he said had created more favorable conditions for further development ofbilateral ties in the long run.
"The latest decisions of the Congress had made our relations more stable and predictable not only in the medium period but in the distant future," he said.
Putin said that with China's active efforts to push forward denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and its vital role in resolving related issues, the situation on the peninsula has improved noticeably.On the economic front, Putin expressed his satisfaction with the current momentum of bilateral trade relations.