Xi Jinping Arrives in Moscow on First Overseas Trip Since Re-election as Chinese President

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Moscow on Monday for a two-day official visit.

The Chinese President’s visit to Russia will last from March 20 to 22 and will take place at the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

It is expected that the development of bilateral relations, cooperation between the two countries and the current situation in the world will be the focus of the two leaders.

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that the leaders of the two countries will discuss China’s peace initiative on Ukraine.

Peskov noted that President Putin will brief the Chinese President on Russia’s position on resolving the Ukrainian crisis, saying in a press statement: “Of course, President Putin will present the Russian side’s position on resolving the Ukrainian crisis. “

The Kremlin spokesman said that the leaders of the two countries will have a bilateral conversation during an informal lunch, and “an informal but very important meeting of the two presidents between Putin and Xi Jinping will take place today.”

He also said that tomorrow, Tuesday, informal meetings of the two presidents will take place, and statements for journalists will be prepared.

According to experts, the visit will lay the foundation for the development of Chinese-Russian relations in the next five years, as well as deepen mutual understanding between Moscow and Beijing on major international and regional issues.

Sino-Russian relations are developing steadily, the sustainable development of bilateral relations benefits both sides and enhances stability in a turbulent world.

Russia and China have repeatedly confirmed that they strongly oppose hegemony, war and the pursuit of a new cold war, and that they are firmly committed to promoting a multipolar world and more democratic international relations at a time when some Western countries, led by the United States, are seeking to revive the Cold War mentality. wars. The imposition of the system and political orientation on other countries.

It is worth noting that on March 10, members of the National People’s Congress (NPC) unanimously re-elected Xi Jinping as President of the PRC for another five-year term, in addition, Xi Jinping was unanimously re-elected chairman of the Central Military Commission of the People’s Republic of China.

Source: RT

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