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BEIJING, August 24. /TASS/. China’s President Xi Jinping has invited Russian President Vladimir Putin and other leaders from G20 member states to the upcoming Hangzhou summit, the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ spokesman said on Wednesday.
"China and Hangzhou are completely prepared to welcome our friends from distant countries", Lu Kang said.
According to him, preparations for the summit events have been fully completed. "China has already hosted three Sherpa meetings, three summits between ministers of finance and central banks heads. Ten working groups’ meetings have also been held", the spokesman added.
"As you may know the Hangzhou summit is going to be the most representative as far as the number of invited developing countries go, they will be granted a significant voting right", Lu Kang stated.
The G20 summit is scheduled to be held in the city of Hangzhou (the administrative center of the Zhejiang Province, Eastern China) on September 4-5.