- The Washington Times - Friday, May 8, 2015

Russian and Chinese leaders finalized infrastructure deals on Friday worth billions of dollars.

Russian President Vladimir Putin and China’s Xi Jinping successfully oversaw 32 contracts involving high-speed rail and other infrastructure loans. The two nations also signed a memorandum of understanding on and a gas pipeline that China’s CNPC will build for Gazprom, The Associated Press reported.

The deals are worth roughly $6 billion, AP reported.

China’s president is also in Moscow to attend ceremonies for the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II on May 9.

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