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Vice-premier meets energy giant CEO

Updated: Feb 13,2015 7:09 PM     english.gov.cn

Vice-Premier Zhang Gaoli meets with Russian energy giant Gazprom’s CEO Alexi Miller in Beijing on Feb 13. [Photo/Xinhua]

Vice-Premier Zhang Gaoli met Russian energy giant Gazprom’s CEO Alexi Miller in Beijing on Feb 13.

Viewing natural gas cooperation as a core part of overall energy cooperation between China and Russia, the Vice-premier said leaders of both China and Russia had reached a consensus on a comprehensive strategic partnership to usher in a new era of development.

Zhang highlighted the benefits of two key pipelines; the China-Russia east and west routes natural gas pipelines. These, Zhang said, are win-win projects and will bring benefits to people of both China and Russia.

Miller said that the energy cooperation between Russia and China has reached a strategic stage and Russia is willing to further advance such cooperation as there is still a huge potential in the energy sector for both countries.

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