Chinese language President Xi Jinping advised President Vladimir Putin on Monday that he was satisfied the Russian folks would help the Kremlin chief in a presidential election due in 2024.
“I do know that subsequent 12 months there shall be one other presidential election in your nation,” Xi advised Putin at the beginning of talks within the Kremlin.
“Due to your robust management, Russia has made important progress in attaining prosperity of the nation in recent times. I’m positive that the Russian folks will strongly help you in your good endeavours.”
Xi, whose phrases have been translated into Russian, referred to as Putin his “pricey buddy”, and Putin used the identical time period to his visitor.
Putin, who got here to energy on the final day of 1999 when Boris Yeltsin resigned, has not but mentioned whether or not or not he’ll run in 2024.
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