Premier Li has now met with his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev in Moscow. The two are expected to discuss a wide range of topics.
According to Russia’s Deputy foreign minister Igor Morgulov, the two sides are set to sign a host of deals, including supplies of natural gas to China, a high speed rail, nuclear power and tourism. Premier Li also met on Oct 13 with the Chairman of the Russian State Duma.
Earlier in the day, he visited and laid a wreath of flowers at Russia’s cemetery of anonymous martyrs. The cemetery outside the Kremlin Palace honors those who lost their lives during the Second World War.