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China has invited Russian President Putin to visit in October: Tass

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China has invited Russian President Putin to visit in October, Tass reports

Chinese President Xi Jinping said he was expecting Putin to attend Belt and Road Forum, Russian news agency reports, citing former envoy to BeijingThe Chinese foreign ministry has neither confirmed or denied the reportChina-Russia relationsLiu ZhenPublished: 9:11pm, 12 Jul, 2023Why you can trust SCMP

China has invited President Vladimir Putin for a visit in October, Russian news agency Tass reported, citing Moscow’s former ambassador to Beijing.Chinese President Xi Jinping mentioned this during his meeting in Beijing on Monday with Valentina Matviyenko, chairwoman of the Federation Council, Russia’s upper house of parliament, the report said.

Xi told Matviyenko that he was expecting a visit from Putin, Tass reported, citing Andrey Denisov, a former Russian envoy to China who is currently deputy chairman of the council’s foreign affairs committee.

Denisov served as ambassador to Beijing from 2013 to 2022 and had a role in organising many of Putin’s earlier China visits.

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