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Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Moscow on state visit

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Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Moscow on state visit


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Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Russia on Monday, March, 20, RIA Novosti reports. His state visit is the first since he was re-elected to the post of head of state for the 3rd time.

It has been ten years since Xi Jinping took over the leadership of China for the first time. In 2013, he also paid his first state visit to Moscow.

Xi Jinping is expected to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin. The visit will last until March, 22.
Experts from both countries agree that this event will play a big role in strengthening relations between Russia and China. In their opinion, Moscow and Beijing will strengthen the consensus on the international and regional agenda.

The Chinese Foreign Ministry recalled that Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin had maintained close contacts for a long period. China called relations with Russia "sustainable, healthy and stable."

According to Yury Ushakov, aide to the Russian President, the leaders of the two countries decided to abandon additional "protocol tricks". The main thing is negotiations, negotiations and negotiations, he specified.

Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping will also touch upon the Ukrainian conflict. Moscow highly appreciates China's restrained and measured position on this issue, Ushakov specified. 

The leaders of the Russian Federation and China will sign a joint statement on deepening relations of comprehensive partnership and strategic cooperation in the coming new era. They will also adopt a statement on a plan to develop key areas of economic cooperation between the two countries until 2030.

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