The Chinese president said the three countries should push the construction of the China-Mongolia-Russia economic corridor, actively explore cooperation in areas such as infrastructure interconnectivity, and promote sub-regional cooperation in adjacent areas of the three countries.
"We value the Russia-China comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination", said Putin, adding that friendship between the heads of state and friendship between the two peoples are the solid foundation for the bilateral strategic cooperation.
Sunday on CBS's "Face the Nation", former USA ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice criticized President Donald Trump for his remarks at the G7 summit a day earlier in Charlevoix, Quebec tying former President Barack Obama to Russia's "annexation" of Crimea.
"The recent example of such unilateralism and the defiance of the decisions of the global community by the U.S. government is its withdrawal from the JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, the formal name of the nuclear deal)", Rouhani said during the meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), a regional security pact in which Iran has observer status.
Amid news that President Donald Trump wanted to include Russian Federation in June's G7 summit, former National Security Advisor Tom Donilon went on CNN and suggested that Trump was trying to act as the "chief advocate" for Russian Federation.
He also blamed former US President Barack Obama for Russia's move into that nation. "But with that being said, Russian Federation should be in this meeting".
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The most powerful Russian and Chinese leaders in decades, Putin and Xi have forged closer ties as Trump has labeled both countries economic rivals that challenge U.S. interests and values. "The meeting will take place as soon as the USA is ready, though my working schedule must also be taken into consideration", Putin added. "Colleagues refused to come to Russian Federation on well-known grounds".
G7 leaders demanded Saturday that Russian Federation stop what they described as attempts to undermine democracy and support for the Syrian regime as they closed the door on Moscow's readmission to the club.
Xi emphasized that the USA seeks to change the worldwide order through unilateral approaches and violation of regulations.
"But I believe it's a technical issue", he said. Russian Federation was removed from the summit in 2014 when after it invaded Crimea over its support for pro-Russia separatists in Ukraine.
"Things happen", Putin said.