GCTL8.com (FocusAsia Media Ltd)

ST PETERSBURG, Nov 8 (FAM) – Twenty-one agreements were signed between China and Russia on Monday to further promote cooperation in various fields, including on high-speed railways, during Premier Li Keqiang’s visit to St Petersburg.

Li and his Russian counterpart, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, witnessed the signing of the agreements — which also included civil nuclear power technologies, energy projects and linking China’s Belt and Road Initiative with the Russia-dominated Eurasian Economic Union — after the 21st China-Russia Prime Ministers’ Regular Meeting in St. Petersburg.