Telephone conversation with President of China Xi Jinping 2018-06-15 13:30:00 Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with President of China Xi Jinping. Vladimir Putin thanked Xi Jinping for his hospitality during the recent state visit to China and the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation. Both leaders are satisfied with the results of these events. Xi Jinping congratulated Vladimir Putin on the successful opening of the FIFA World Cup and wished the best of luck to Russia’s team. The leaders touched on several topical issues on the international agenda, including settlement on the Korean Peninsula.