Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko will pay an official visit to Azerbaijan on 28-29 November, the Belarus president’s press-service said in a statement on Nov. 25. While in Azerbaijan Alexander Lukashenko is expected to meet with Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev for face-to-face negotiations and expanded-participation negotiations. A number of international documents will be signed as a result of the talks.
On Tuesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected in Moscow for an official visit in 2017. Putin said Russia and China have recently marked anniversary of a major treaty on friendship. Russian leader marked very good, businesslike relations with Xi Jinping during his meeting with Li Kequiang. Li Keqiang, for his part, also conveyed greetings from the Chinese President to President Putin, stressing that Russia and China are major neighbours and strategic partners.