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Chinese vice premier meets Rosneft CEO

31 October 2014

Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli met here Friday with Russian oil company Rosneft chief Igor Sechin to pave the way for a meeting between Chinese and Russian presidents during the APEC summit in Beijing next month.

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin will meeting on the sidelines of the APEC leaders' meeting, Zhang said.

Zhang said his meeting with Sechin aims to implement the consensus reached by the leaders, and make preparations for their meeting.

Hailing fruitful bilateral energy cooperation, Zhang hoped both sides would fulfill their oil supply projects, and expand offshore crude oil trade.

He also urged the two countries to cooperate more on upstream oil exploration and engineering services, and push forward the construction of the joint-funded oil refinery in China's northern city of Tianjin.

China and Russia should work on new cooperation projects to promote greater progress of their energy cooperation, Zhang added.

Sechin, in his turn, vowed joint efforts with China to promote new achievements from bilateral large-scale cooperation projects in oil field. 

Friday, 31 October 2014
Xinhua News Agency