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Chinese President Xi Jinping finished his state visit to Moscow and left Russia this morning, TASS reported.

His plane took off from Moscow's Vnukovo-2 airport after a busy two-day program that included face-to-face and wide-ranging talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin - Russian politician.

Born on October 7, 1952 in Leningrad, now St. Petersburg. Pres.

Russia is the first country Xi has visited since his re-election to a third term in the Chinese National People's Congress (Parliament) on March 10.

Before the departure of the Chinese president, a ceremony was held at the airport where the Chinese and Russian national flags were raised and a military band played the national anthems of both countries.

Xi was escorted to the plane by Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Chernyshenko, Deputy Foreign Minister Andrey Rudenko and other officials.

Five key moments from the Putin-Xi Jinping meeting

Xi Jinping's state visit to Russia began on Monday.

At an informal meeting with Putin, the Chinese leader invited his Russian counterpart to visit China this year.

After the high-level talks, a joint statement was published on deepening the comprehensive partnership and strategic interaction, entering a new era, notes BTA.

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