One day after foreign policy czar Wang Yi announced plans to visit Moscow, the Russian Foreign Ministry is said to have also announced the visit of President Xi Jinping. This was reported by Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post on Tuesday and Russian media, according to AFP. Reuters also reported a statement from the Russian Foreign Ministry on China, but with no mention of a Xi trip. “We are convinced that the potential for Russian-Chinese bilateral cooperation is still far from exhausted,” the agency quoted the ministry as saying. Russia reportedly wants to reach its target of $200 billion in trade between the two countries sooner than expected.
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