Chinese President Xi Jinping paid a state visit to Takji and attended the fifth summit of Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia.
According to Russian media reports, Russian President Vladimir Putin, who attended the summit, personally congratulated Xi Jinping on his 66th birthday before the summit on Saturday (15th) and sent Russian ice cream as a gift.
According to the report, Putin personally went to the hotel where Xi Jinping was staying, congratulated Xi Jinping on his 66th birthday, and wrote the words “Sixty-six Dashun” on the birthday cake. Putin spoke highly of Xi Jinping’s important role in the development of Russia-China relations. He mentioned that Xi Jinping’s state visit to Russia was a complete success not long ago, and he believed that Russia-China relations will continue to maintain a good momentum of development.
President Xi thanked Putin for his congratulations and praised Putin for his popularity in China. For Putin’s Russian ice cream gift, Xi Jinping gave back Chinese tea.