OREANDA-NEWS Russian President Vladimir Putin said he was pleased to accept Xi Jinping's offer to visit China in October to participate in the One Belt, One Road forum. "Of course, I was pleased to accept the invitation of the President of the People's Republic of China to visit China in October this year as part of an event to promote the idea of the China, which already has such an international brand - "One Belt, One Road," he said at a meeting with a member of the politburo of the CPC Central Committee, head of the office of the Foreign Affairs Commission Wang Yi.

Putin stressed that this fully corresponds to the interests of Russia and China, "integrates our ideas of creating a large Eurasian space." "And we are acting quite synchronously," he added.

The press secretary of the head of the Russian state Dmitry Peskov said earlier that Putin's visit to China is being prepared, the dates will be announced in a timely manner.