"President Putin will be the chief guest in Hangzhou, which he will attend at the invitation of Xi Jinping. Aside from the summit, the leaders of the two countries will have a separate meeting on the sidelines of the G20. They will discuss the results of the June 24 Putin’s visit to China, as well as further promotion of Sino-Russian relations," Gui Congyou, the head of Department of European-Central Asian Affairs under the Chinese Foreign Ministry, told reporters.
Chinese, Russian Leaders to Hold Bilateral Talks at G20 Summit in Hangzhou
© Sputnik / Sergey GuneevRussian President Vladimir Putin (left) and Chinese President Xi Jinping seen before the beginning of Russian-Chinese talks at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, September 3, 2015
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Chinese leader Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the upcoming Group of 20 (G20) summit, the Chinese Foreign Ministry’s official said Wednesday.
2 August 2016, 08:45 GMT
BEIJING (Sputnik) – The summit is scheduled to take place in the Chinese eastern city of Hangzhou on September 4-5.