SpaceWar.com reports: “Russian leader Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday he had accepted Chinese President Xi Jinping’s invitation to travel to China in October.
China and Russia describe each other as strategic allies, with both countries frequently touting their ‘no limits’ partnership and economic and military cooperation.
They came even closer after the start of Russia’s offensive in Ukraine in February last year, which China has refused to criticise.
‘I was pleased to accept the invitation of the Chairman of the People’s Republic of China to visit China in October,’ Putin told Beijing’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi in televised remarks as they met in Saint Petersburg.
In March, China’s leader Xi Jinping made a state visit to Moscow, where he and Putin sought to showcase a united front against Western countries…”
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