The US president, Barack Obama, arrived today in Hangzhou, East China, to participate in the G20 summit, in what will be his last trip that country as head of state.
Obama’s plane landed at 14:25 local international airport of Hangzhou (capital of China’s Zhejiang province, 170 kilometers from Shanghai), which will be held the G20 summit in the days 04th and 05th September.
Today, the day before the start of the summit, the US President stated schedule a meeting with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping.
It will be the eighth meeting between the two and the fourth official bilateral meeting since both met for the first time in California in 2013, when the two leaders decided to start a new stage of relations between China and the United States.
After today’s meeting with the Chinese president, the White House confirmed that Obama will meet on Sunday, before the summit starts with the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Obama will end its participation in the G20 with a press conference on Monday, the last day of the two-day summit, before heading to Laos, becoming the first US president to visit this Asian country.