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Later on Wednesday, Xi emergency and alert system, met with Indian Prime Minister improving protection Narendra Modi ahead of in cyberspace and controlling an expected decision to admit damage if a breach India and Pakistan as member occurs, according to a states of the SCO during statement from the legislature. the summit. Putin, speaking during his The draft, covering seven second meeting with Xi in the security sections and 68 past two months, said Russia is fully aware of the economic and diplomatic difficulties it is dealing with, and believes the items, problemsalso stipulatescan be resolvedthat by network working with operators China. and InternetThe two authoritiessummits comeare amid obliged strainedto stop the ties spread betweenof Russiaposts that and breakthe laws. West They over Ukrainealso must and just record weeks such after the breaches European and Union report extendedthem theto appropriatesanctions it bodies. imposed on RussiaLi Yuxiao,a year ago.a professor of InternetLi Xing, governancedirector at of Beijing the Center Universityof Eurasia of StudiesPosts and at Beijing Telecommunications,Normal University,said saidthe draft’s Moscow disclosureis optimisticis crucial about for its today’s dealings China,with countriessince online in Asia, threats especiallyand security China, as problemsits diplomaticpose great standoff risks. with the “The West accelerationand the sanctionsof the have draft underminedmaking and Russia’sdisclosure growth.is a good thing, as it showsXi and that Putin our achievedcountry is a comprehensiveupholding online consensussecurity on with “mechanisms,the law and intendsareas andto projects”solve problemsto implementin legal connections ways,” Li said. between the Silk Road He proposals approved and an the online Eurasian emergency Economic and Union,alert saidsystem, Gui Congyou, “becausea senior Internet official securityat the not Ministryonly relatesof Foreignto Affairs.State security, but is also in everyone’sAll the SCO interests”, members willhe said. be the “first platform” to
“The draft is the basis of implement the projects under legal construction in cyberspace, a mechanism to link China and I’d like to see it and Russia’s connectivity proposals made law, clarifying the in Asia and Europe, obligations of Web authorities Gui added. and operators,” he said. China has been Russia’s Wang Sixin, a law professor largest trading partner for five at Communication University consecutive years, and Russia of China, said it is is China’s ninth-largest trading the right time to disclose partner. Two-way trade the draft after the State reached $95.3 billion in 2014, Security Law was passed on up 6.8 percent from the previous July 1, “because the public’s year. attention is focused on the security issue”. Contact the writers at email@example.com.