During their meeting in the Chinese city of Tianjin, Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, had given the audience something to chew on. When the two leaders tasted the traditional local delicacies, the Russian president took part in making goubuli (dumplings) and pancake wraps, stuffed with meat and vegetables. A member of the Chinese delegation complimented Putin’s culinary skills.
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Vladimir Putin in China is taking part in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit, which kicked off in Qingdao on June 9.
During the summit, the leaders of the SCO countries are to discuss matters such as global trade and counterterrorism and to sign a number of important documents on customs cooperation, trade, agriculture, tourism and environmental policy.