Chinese President XI Jinping shared his impressions about the evening walk along the Neva river with Russian President Vladimir Putin and thanked him for his interesting story about the Northern capital, RIA “Novosti”.
“Yesterday, after lunch, President Putin rode a boat along the Neva river. Interesting story about the history, culture of your country, this city that I admire,” – said XI Jinping, speaking at the SPIEF.
After that, the head of China quoted “Evening song” by Vasily Solovyov-Sedoy.
“The city over free Neva” – a song played by President Putin once on the piano, clearly shows what a special place is occupied Petersburg in the soul of the Russian people”, – said XI Jinping.
We will remind, on Thursday at the conclusion of the business activities of Putin and XI Jinping made a river cruise around the city. The two heads of state visited the main sights of St. Petersburg and made an unplanned stop at the cruiser Aurora.