Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in China to attend the BRICS summit. The first official meeting between the Russian leader will be the negotiations with President of China XI Jinping. It is expected that they will discuss the Korean and Syrian issues, as well as the implementation of joint projects.
A few hours ago, the plane of Russian President Vladimir Putin landed at the airport of Xiamen, reports «TV Center». Major events of the summit of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) will start tomorrow. Today, the Russian President met with his Chinese counterpart XI Jinping. Among the topics of discussion — the crisis on the Korean Peninsula, the Syrian settlement and the implementation of joint projects, which were reached during the July visit of the Chinese leader to Moscow. Vladimir Putin thanked for the invitation to visit Xiamen and noted that the city makes an unforgettable impression.
«I am very happy today in the framework of the working visit, organized on the eve of the BRICS, to exchange views on how true the plans that we outlined during your visit to the Russian Federation», — said Putin.
In turn, the President of China, XI Jinping pointed out that we need to run the «ship of Chinese-Russian relations at full sail» strengthening stability in the region and the world at large.