INTERNATIONAL

Chinese President Xi Arrives In Russian City Of Vladivostok

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in the Russian city of Vladivostok to attend the fourth Eastern Economic Forum at the invitation of President Vladimir Putin.

According to a senior official of the Chinese foreign ministry it will be the first time for the Chinese head of state to participate in the event, marking the most important high-level exchanges between China and Russia in the second half of the year.

The official noted that Xi's visit to Russia is expected to inject new impetus to the two countries' comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination.