Chinese President Hu Jintao arrives in Moscow on May 26. According to Rosbalt Hu will discuss with Russian President Vladimir Putin economic cooperation between Russia and China, and the construction of a new gas pipeline between the two countries.
Moreover, the leaders will also discuss major international problems and bilateral cooperation in the humanitarian sphere. Hu will also meet with Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov, Federation Council Speaker Sergey Mironov and State Duma Speaker Gennady Seleznyov. Hu and Putin have met two times before - in October, 2001 in Moscow and December, 2002 in Beijing.
US and Chinese experts believe that the Sukhoi Checkmate aircraft will become competition to their F-35 and FC-31 fighter jets in the arms market.