The Kremlin has confirmed that Chinese President Xi Jinping will make a three-day visit to Russia next week to meet with Vladimir Putin.

Xi will be in Russia from March 20 to March 22, the Kremlin said.

“During the talks, they will discuss topical issues of further development of comprehensive partnership relations and strategic cooperation between Russia and China,” the Kremlin said.

“A number of important bilateral documents will be signed,” Reuters reports it added.

Chinese spokesperson Wang Wenbin, at a regular news briefing, said the objective of the visit is to further deepen bilateral trust.

China’s foreign ministry said Xi will exchange opinions on major international and regional issues with Russian President Vladimir Putin during his visit.

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