MOSCOW, July 31. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated Chinese President Xi Jinping on the occasion of Beijing’s victory in bidding contest as the host city of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, the Kremlin press service said.
Putin said in his congratulatory telegram Russia was prepared to offer an all-round assistance to China in preparations for the future Games, the report indicated.
"The Russian President pointed out the highest possible level of organization of the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing and voiced the hope the Winter Games’2022 would have as much success and would become an unforgettable festival of sports for the athletes and fans from around the world and would work towards China’s further development," the press service said.