Meeting between Sergei Ivanov and President of China Xi Jinping 2016-03-25 11:00:00 Beijing While on a visit to China, Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office Sergei Ivanov met with President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping. Mr Ivanov thanked Mr Xi for the warm reception and the help in organising the visit. Mr Ivanov said that one of the visit’s aims was to make preparations for a Russian-Chinese summit in June 2016 and other meetings between the two countries’ leaders. Mr Xi said he is pleased with the close relations that the Chinese Communist Party Central Committee’s General Office has established with Russia’s Presidential Executive Office. Mr Xi said this will play a positive role in developing ties and contacts between the two presidents.