French President Jacques Chirac meets Tuesday with China 's foreign minister to discuss Iran 's nuclear program, possible U.N. reform and North Korea , officials said.
Li Zhaoxing, on a two-day visit to Paris, also meets with other top officials, including his French counterpart and the head of France's National Assembly, the Foreign Ministry said.
The visit was part of a "global strategic partnership" between the two countries, and was to include discussions on new bilateral economic and cultural projects, the ministry said.
Li also has a working dinner with Foreign Minister Philippe Douste-Blazy and also meets with Cooperation and Development Minister Brigitte Girardin, reports the AP.
On July 14, Russia delivered another batch of the elements of the S-400 air defense system to Turkey. Turkey plans to deploy the systems in October
Presently, the Russian Navy has three Borei class submarines. They are nuclear-powered Yury Dolgoruky cruiser of the Northern Fleet, and Alexander Nevsky and Vladimir Monomakh of the Pacific Fleet