China's Xi Jinping Arrives in Moscow for Victory Day Parade
On Friday Chinese leader Xi Jinping arrived to Moscow to attend the Victory Parade dedicated to the 70th anniversary to the end of World War II and to hold talks with Vladimir Putin.
According to the Chinese Foreign Ministry, Chinese leader plans to meet with Putin on his first day and with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on the second day of arrival. He will attend the Victory Parade on Red Square on Saturday. Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping are expected to sign a joint statement on the future development of the Eurasian Economic Union and the Silk Road economic project.
On April 29, Chinese Ambassador to Russia Li Hui said that Chinese People's Liberation Army was going to take part in the military parade in Moscow. Later Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov announced that Xi Jinping had invited Putin to visit China in September when the country will mark the 70th anniversary of World War II victory over Japan.