Russian President Vladimir Putin met with a Politburo member from China's Communist Party Yang Jiechi in Sochi on Wednesday.
Putin and Yang discussed bilateral issues and the details of the upcoming visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Russia.
The Russian leader started the meeting «by noting that our relations are developing as planned, everything is going according to our plan.» He went... Еще on to say that «this is largely due to the proactive stance of our reliable, good friend President Xi Jinping.»
According to Putin, Xi is set to visit the Russian city of Vladivostok in September, where he will take part in the Eastern Economic Forum.
In turn, Yang noted that all the recent meetings between Putin and Xi have been «highly important and gave a powerful new impetus to the development of bilateral relations.»
He added, «There is no doubt that the next Russia-China summit will be crowned with great success. We would also like to wish success to the forthcoming Eastern Economic Forum.»
The upcoming Eastern Economic Forum will kick off on September 11 in Vladivostok.