At the regular press conference that day, Geng Shuang said: in another 2 hours, Russia will hold the presidential inauguration ceremony. China sincerely congratulates President Putin on his inauguration. He said President Xi Jinping had sent a congratulatory message to President Putin to congratulate him on his re-election. I believe that under the leadership of President Putin, Russias national construction and economic and social development will continue to make new achievements. Under the strategic guidance and personal promotion of President Xi Jinping and President Putin, Geng said that China Russia relations have maintained a high level of development, and the current comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries is in the best period of history. The two sides have close contacts at all levels, smooth progress in cooperation in various fields and the strengthening of mutual political trust. Both sides exchange opinions on major international and regional issues in time, maintain close coordination within the multilateral mechanism and make important contributions to the maintenance of world peace and stability. Russian President inauguration is scheduled for 7 days. Incumbent president Putin will open the fourth term of office.