Putin praises ties with China in New Year greetings to world leaders

MOSCOW, RUSSIA – DECEMBER 20, 2018: Russia’s President Vladimir Putin gives an annual end-of-year news conference at Moscow’s World Trade Centre. Sergei Bobylev/TASS

MOSCOW, Dec. 30 — Russian President Vladimir Putin sent Christmas and New Year greetings to heads of state of dozens of countries and leaders of international organizations, the Kremlin said Sunday.

Putin wished Chinese President Xi Jinping good health, happiness and every success, and the Chinese people happiness and prosperity, according to the Kremlin’s press service.

He also praised the “comprehensive trust-based partnership and strategic interaction” between Russia and China as well as their positive cooperation, saying that effective joint work of the two sides will continue in the coming year.

In his greeting message to U.S. President Donald Trump, Putin underlined that Russia-U.S. relations is of great importance to ensuring global security and stability and reaffirmed Russia’s readiness to resume dialogue.

Putin hailed the “significant potential” of Russia’s relations with various countries including Japan, France and Germany, saying that Russia looks forward to continuing constructive dialogue with their leaders and promoting cooperation in various fields.

Meanwhile, Putin expressed confidence in his address to South Korean President Moon Jae-in that the two countries will have closer interaction to help consolidate peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula and Northeast Asia in general.

The Russian president also sent greetings to leaders of a number of international organizations including the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the International Olympic Committee.

He expressed confidence that joint efforts will lead to further growth in various areas and better coordination of efforts on key issues on the regional and global agenda within the UN, BRICS, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), the Group of 20 (G20) and other multilateral bodies.

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