|Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (L) joins in an online chat with Internet users from across China via Xinhuanet.com, the official website of Xinhua News Agency, in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 22, 2013. (Xinhua/Chen Yehua)
BEIJING, Oct. 22 (Xinhua) -- Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, who is on a two-day official visit to China, said the two countries on Tuesday signed an agreement by which Russia will supply an additional 10 million tonnes of crude oil to China each year over the next 10 years.
"(We) will supply an additional 10 million tonnes of crude oil each year (to China), which will be done by Russia's biggest oil company Rosneft. It means 100 million tonnes in the next 10 years, worth a total of 85 billion U.S. dollars," Medvedev said during an online chat with netizens from across China via Xinhuanet.com, the official website of Xinhua.
"It is a big sum of money to any country, even to China. It testifies to the fact that we have reached a higher and a brand new level of cooperation," he said.
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