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Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu and his Chinese counterpart Wei Fenghe approved a 2021-2025 military cooperation roadmap at their working meeting held via a videoconference on Tuesday.

Shoigu and Wei Fenghe initialed the document simultaneously.

The talks were also attended by Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief Admiral Nikolai Yevmenov and Aerospace Force Chief Sergei Surovikin on Russia’s behalf and Chinese Navy Commander Admiral Dong Jun and Air Force Chief Colonel-General Chang Dingqiu on China’s behalf, the statement says.