VLADIVOSTOK, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Hu Jintao on Friday held talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin and other leaders attending the annual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum.
During their meeting, Hu and Putin reached broad consensus on major issues of common concern and on deepening the comprehensive China-Russia strategic cooperative partnership.
Hu put forward a seven-point proposal that seeks to advance bilateral ties, including promoting strategic mutual trust and mutual support.
The proposal also seeks to strengthen cooperation in investment, high technology and innovation and establish a mechanism on security and law enforcement.
In addition, Hu's proposal seeks to boost inter-military ties and cooperation at local levels and to closely coordinate on major regional and international issues.
Hu also pointed out that energy cooperation is a priority between China and Russia.
Putin said Russia-China relations have progressed at a high level and have yielded numerous benefits thanks to the personal contributions of both leaders.
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