Such cooperation will help to break the US monopoly in manned space flight . But more significant is that it will facilitate the world's space research if Russia, China and the European Union coordinated together on space research.
It's part of their containment policy towards China. They want to be ready for a war with China over Taiwan. This is Cold War logic. They have spy satellites. Why do they have to send planes so close?
The previous talks helped all parties accomplish a 'word-to-word' goal, and the new round will enter the stage of 'action-to-action', and there will be more substantial discussions.
The overall situation, or the political atmosphere, provides a sound outer environment for the two countries to boost economic cooperation, the foundation for the future growth of bilateral relations.
The previous talks helped all parties accomplish a 'word-to-word' goal, and the new round will focus on how to carry out a commitment on the principle of 'action-to-action', which must be a complicated process.
China's foreign trade in 2004 exceeded US$1 trillion, so anyone can see the proportion of Sino-Russian trade and the future potential.
Such an agreement and strategic dialogue mechanism will solidify the Sino-EU comprehensive strategic partnership and lead to substantial projects and results.