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Китай и Россия намерены укреплять сотрудничество в космонавтике Russia and China intend to strengthen cooperation in the field of cosmonautics, said in a joint communiqué on the outcomes of the 21st regular meeting of the heads of governments of Russia and China. About it writes RIA Novosti.

Premier of China Li Keqiang from 6 to 8 November, is on an official visit to Russia. On Monday he held a meeting with Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev at the end of which a joint communique was issued.

The communiqué, which was published by the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the PRC, States that the parties intend to continue their joint efforts to identify the potential for cooperation, to stimulate the continued rapid development of economic and trade cooperation.

“The parties agreed on the basis of realization “Program of Russian-Chinese cooperation in the space industry in 2013-2017″ to broaden and deepen long-term cooperation in the space industry”, — said in a communique.

In the text it is noted that for large objects of cooperation in the field of rockets and engines, electronic components for the space industry, observations of the Earth’s surface, in the field of satellite navigation systems, sensing of the moon and deep space exploration.