BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Uzbekistan on Wednesday night for a state visit, after which he met a number of foreign leaders including Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese state media reported. .
Xi Jinping left Kazakhstan earlier, his first foreign trip since China closed its borders due to the coronavirus outbreak two years ago.
Uzbekistan will host this week a meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, the regional security body led by China and Russia, Putin, Turkey’s Tayyip Erdo An, India’s Narendra Modi and
summits will be held in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, on Thursday and Friday.