MOSCOW, July 3. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomed to the Kremlin Chinese President XI Jinping, who is on visit in Moscow.
The leaders met in the armorial hall of the first building of the Kremlin and with a smile shook hands in the presence of Russian and Chinese photographers.
Later on Monday evening, Putin and XI Jinping will hold an informal dinner.
XI Jinping on Monday arrived in Moscow on a two-day visit.