RISS was represented by: Chief Adviser Director K. Kokarev, Deputy Head of Centre for Economic Research S. Karataev, senior research worker of the Centre for Asia and the Middle East I. Frolova, research worker of the Centre for Euro-Atlantic and Defence Studies K. Blokhin, Assistant Director for International Relations A. Dudar.

During the meeting, experts exchanged views on dynamics of Russia-China interaction at the present stage and assessed the development of relations in the Russia-China-USA triangle.

Chinese guests noted that Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Li Keqiang pay much attention to the development of relations with Russia and Russian-Chinese relations will remain unchanged even if the new Trump administration changes the political course.

The parties also discussed the situation on the Korean Peninsula, expressing a common interest in maintaining security and stable development of the region.