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Medvedev arrives in Shanghai to meet with Xi Jinping

Russian Prime Minister will also attend China International Import Expo

SHANGHAI, November 4. /TASS/. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has arrived in China’s Shanghai where he will stay on an official visit from November 5 to 7, the press service of the Russian government said on Sunday.

"On November 5, the Russian prime minister will meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping and will attend the opening ceremony of the first China International Import Expo (CIIE)," the press service said.

Xi Jinping announced plans to organize this exhibition in May 2017 when he took part in The Belt and The Way summit in Beijing. The exhibition will be held from November 5 through November 10, with more than 2,800 companies from 138 world nations expected to take part.

Along with the exhibition, Shanghai will host numerous sectoral forums, presentations and negotiations.