The Russian president, Vladimir Putinwill meet with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, on Wednesday in Beijing, the Kremlin announced on Monday, seven months after the summit in Moscow that sealed a “limitless” friendship between the two countries.
The meeting between the two leaders will take place on Wednesday “on the sidelines of the third international forum of ‘The Belt and Road’according to a Kremlin statement.
“The leaders will discuss in a friendly and frank manner […] of the urgent problems of bilateral practical cooperation and the international agenda,” explained the Kremlin’s diplomatic advisor Yuri Ushakov, quoted by Russian press agencies.
The advisor specified that the conversations between Putin and Xi They will be in “expanded format” initially, with other members of the respective governments, and then they will speak during a “working breakfast” in a restricted group.
Likewise, Ushakov indicated that it was not “ruled out” that both leaders They will talk alone, in a “face to face”.