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    Putin Arrives in East China's Hangzhou Ahead of G20 Leaders' Summit

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    2016 G20 Summit in China's Hangzhou (65)

    Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived Saturday in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou, which is preparing to host a summit of the world’s 20 major economies.

    HANGZHOU (Sputnik) — During the G20 summit, which will launch officially on Sunday and run through Monday, the Russian president is expected to meet heads of state and government at joint working sessions.

    He will hold a series of bilateral meetings with the leaders of China, France, Britain and the Saudi deputy crown prince, among others.

    Ahead of the G20 summit, Putin will traditionally attend an informal meeting of BRICS leaders – Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa – which is a club of five developing economies.

    2016 G20 Summit in China's Hangzhou (65)


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