HANGZHOU (China), (Sputnik) — At a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Chinese city of Hangzhou, Xi said:
"Russia plays an important role in the promotion of healthy and stable development of global economy. I am sure that your participation in the G20 summit will contribute to achieving positive results of this forum."
The G20 summit is taking place in Hangzhou on September 4-5.
The level of cooperation between Russia and China has drastically increased over the past few years, particularly in the spheres of energy, economy and defense.