Support The Moscow Times!

Hu to Visit Economic Forum

Chinese President Hu Jintao will be the top guest at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum next month, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday at a briefing with his Chinese counterpart Yang Jiechi.

"We in the Russian Federation await the chairman of the People's Republic of China Hu Jintao, who will hold bilateral meetings and take part in the St. Petersburg Economic Forum," Lavrov said.

Yang confirmed that Hu would travel to the forum. It will run from June 16-18.


Read more

Independent journalism isn’t dead. You can help keep it alive.

The Moscow Times’ team of journalists has been first with the big stories on the coronavirus crisis in Russia since day one. Our exclusives and on-the-ground reporting are being read and shared by many high-profile journalists.

We wouldn’t be able to produce this crucial journalism without the support of our loyal readers. Please consider making a donation to The Moscow Times to help us continue covering this historic time in the world’s largest country.