Vietnamese and Chinese officials are firming up arrangements for President Xi Jinping’s possible trip to the Southeast Asian country next month, according to three people with knowledge of the plan, Report informs referring to Bloomberg.
Representatives from the two sides are looking at December 14 to December 16 for Xi’s Hanoi trip, according to three people, who asked not to be identified because they are not authorized to speak about the plan. The final dates will be decided by China, the people said.
Foreign Minister Wang Yi who will be in Vietnam on December 1-2 for the 15th Meeting of the China-Vietnam Steering Committee for Bilateral Cooperation will also meet with the country’s officials to discuss Xi’s first trip to Vietnam in six years, according to the people.
Discussions about the trip are also focused on who will join Xi’s delegation, the people said.