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.
The official visit to China by the President of Uruguay Tabaré Vazquez, which concluded today, has been evaluated by several members of the entourage that accompanied him, as highly positive. The Uruguayan President, who has carried out a busy program with his guest over the last nine days, recognized the positive outcome of the visit while speaking last night with local and foreign press.