On May 14–15, the President will make a working visit to Beijing to attend the One Belt, One Road international forum. Vladimir Putin will speak at the opening ceremony and participate in several sessions of the forum.
The President of Russia will also meet with President of China Xi Jinping. The talks between the two leaders will focus on the overarching partnership and strategic cooperation of the two countries. Mr Putin and Mr Xi will give particular consideration to expanding cooperation in trade and the economy, and will discuss topical regional and international issues.
During the visit, the President will hold several bilateral meetings with leaders of the states participating in the forum.