Putin set to meet ‘dear friend’ Xi as China wraps up Belt and Road summit

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Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with his Mongolian counterpart Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh on the sidelines of the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, China, October 17, 2023. Sputnik/Sergei Guneev/Pool via REUTERS Acquire Licensing Rights BEIJING, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin was set to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday in Beijing, as the two leaders sought to bolster their "no-limits" partnership amid a war in Ukraine and an escalating conflict in the Middle East. Xi is hosting Putin and dozens of global leaders at the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) Summit, celebrating 10 years since...