MUNICH, February 17. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin will participate in the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing at the turn of April 2019, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Saturday.
"We are looking forward to the second Road and Belt Forum, where President Putin will participate," Lavrov said at the meeting with Yang Jiechi, head of the Central Foreign Affairs Commission of China's Communist Party.
"In our turn, we expect successful participation of China’s President Xi Jinping during his visit to Russia and in the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum as the main guest," Lavrov added.
Moscow shares "satisfaction of Beijing with the state of the Sino-Russian strategic partnership and comprehensive interaction," the Minister said.