Vladimir Putin took part in the official welcoming ceremony held by President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping and his spouse Peng Liyuan for the heads of delegations taking part in the Third Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation.
The ceremony and posing for photographs, followed by a gala reception, took place in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
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The President of Russia arrived in China at the invitation of President Xi Jinping. He held several bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the international forum.