- Title: Russia's Putin welcomes China's Xi Jinping in Kremlin
- Date: 4th July 2017
- Summary: MOSCOW, RUSSIA (JULY 4, 2017) (AGENCY POOL) HONOUR GUARD AT DOORS, RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN ENTERING AND SHAKING HANDS WITH HIS CHINESE COUNTERPART XI JINPING, BOTH POSING FOR PICTURE MEDIA TALKS IN PROGRESS, PUTIN SPEAKING XI LISTENING (SOUNDBITE) (Russian) RUSSIAN PRESIDENT, VLADIMIR PUTIN, SAYING: "Economic issues are always in the centre of our attention, but we deal not only with that, but also we are cooperating in the international arena, in the area of security, fight with modern threats and challenges." TALKS IN PROGRESS (SOUNDBITE) (Mandarin) CHINESE PRESIDENT, XI JINPING, SAYING (ACCORDING TO OFFICIAL TRANSLATION): "During this visit I am certain that we will be able to continue thorough discussion with President Putin on our mutual interests in all spheres, and our military cooperation in particular, promote our cooperation in order to achieve beneficial results. I hope we will reach further agreements, and further success. This visit is sure to be a success." TALKS IN PROGRESS
- Embargoed: 18th July 2017 13:28
- Keywords: Russia China Russian President Vladimir Putin Chinese President Xi Jinping talks meeting Kremlin
- Location: MOSCOW, RUSSIA
- City: MOSCOW, RUSSIA
- Country: Russia
- Topics: Diplomacy/Foreign Policy,Government/Politics
- Reuters ID: LVA0016OAX3YF
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: Russian President Vladimir Putin met with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Tuesday (July 4) in the Kremlin.
Xi arrived in Moscow for a state visit on Monday (July 3) before travelling to Germany to attend a G20 summit.
The leaders signed a range of economic agreements aimed at boosting trade and increasing investment and financial cooperation. They also discussed international issues, including North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile test and U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea.
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