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    May 15, 2017. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, during the welcome ceremony for the heads of the delegations participating in the Belt and Road Forum, at the Yanqi Lake International Convention Center.

    China’s Xi July Russia Visit to Boost Bilateral Cooperation - Foreign Ministry

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    Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Russia, which is expected to take place in July, will give momentum to the cooperation between the two countries in the international arena, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov said Monday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) On May 14-15, Russian President Vladimir Putin visited China and participated in the One Belt, One Road international forum. According to the documents for Putin’s visit to China released on May 12, Xi's Moscow visit is expected to take place on July 4.

    "The upcoming visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Russia this summer will of course give additional impetus to the advance of our cooperation in the international arena," Morgulov said during the Third International Conference "Russia and China: Taking on a New Quality of Bilateral Relations."

    On Friday, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that both the Russian and Chinese sides have reached a consensus on the dates for Xi's upcoming visit.

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