Chinese Silk Road Constitutes Partnership Project for Russia
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The Chinese Silk Road Economic Belt is not a competitor, but a partnership project for Russia, country's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Saturday. Earlier in the day, the head of the Russian government arrived on the disputed Kuril Islands for a working visit.

"The project of the the Silk Road belt is in no way a competitor for us, to some extent it is a partnership project, which we have agreed with our Chinese counterparts. We have agreed that we will try to combine the possibilities of that the project, as well as the opportunities that are open due our common market with Kazakhstan, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan and Armenia [members of the Eurasian Economic Union]" - Medvedev said. (Source Sputnik)