HANGZHOU, September 4. /TASS/. Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has brought a box of Russian ice-cream as a gift to his counterpart Chinese President Xi Jinping. At the beginning of the bilateral meeting the Russian president recalled how Chinese businessmen during a meeting in Vladivostok told him the Chinese love Russian ice-cream.
"I have promised to you to bring some ice-cream," Putin said. "I have brought for you a box of it as a gift."
Xi Jinping thanked Putin for the ice-cream: "Thank you very much for the gift, for the tasty ice-cream," he said. "In my every trip to Russia I always ask to buy for me Russian ice-cream. And then, at home, we eat it. You have the best cream, and it makes it so tasty. I like it very much. Thank you for this courtesy.".