China takes panda diplomacy to Russia
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China's Xi talks pandas, politics and trade in Moscow

Chinese President Xi Jinping has described Russia's Vladimir Putin as his "best friend" during a visit to Russia.

He also unveiled two pandas at the Moscow Zoo, part of China's "panda diplomacy".

Co-operation between the two countries has increased in recent years, as Moscow and Beijing both face tensions with the West.

  • 06 Jun 2019