Visit to China
Vladimir Putin took part in the opening of the Belt and Road International Cooperation Forum and in the roundtable meeting at the forum. The participants discussed aspects of integration-related interaction and development of economic partnership. During the visit, the President of Russia participated in a number of bilateral meetings: with President of China Xi Jinping, President of the Czech Republic Milos Zeman, Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras, and Premier of the State Council of China Li Keqiang. He also had brief talks with President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev and President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev on the sidelines of the forum. After the visit to China, Vladimir Putin answered questions from Russian journalists.