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Top courts of China, Russia call for further cooperation

(english.court.gov.cn) Updated : 2019-06-18

Top courts of China, Russia call for further cooperation

Zhou Qiang(L), president of China’s Supreme People’s Court, meets with Vyacheslav Lebedev, president of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation on June 17 in Soshi, Russia.[Photo/Xinhua]

China's top court's president met on June 17 with his Russian counterpart in Sochi, Russia, to discuss on further judicial cooperation.

The Supreme People’s Court of China will work with the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation to implement the consensus reached between the leaders of China and Russia to strengthen judicial exchanges and cooperation, said Zhou Qiang, president of the SPC.

The top courts of Russia and China have reached consensus to further judicial cooperation and exchanges for a long time, said Vyacheslav Lebedev, president of Russian top court, adding that Russia is willing to promote cooperation with China in various fields to better benefit the two peoples.

Judicial cooperation is also expected to contribute to the construction of BRI and other cooperative initiatives, according to Zhou.

China and Russia issued two joint statements on June 5 in Moscow, including one to upgrade bilateral relationship to a comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination for the new era, and one on reinforcing global strategic stability.