18:53 GMT21 January 2021
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    Putin said he plans to travel to China in May 2017 for events related to Beijing’s Silk Road Economic Belt project.

    LIMA (Sputnik) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said he plans to travel to China in May 2017 for events related to Beijing’s Silk Road Economic Belt project, at a meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping in Peru.

    "You invited me to come to China in May for events related to the implementation of your Silk Road — the One Belt, One Road — initiative… We checked the schedules and look forward to acting on the invitation," Putin told Xi in Lima, Peru.

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    Silk Road, Vladimir Putin, China, Russia
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