Russia's senior officials see Premier Li Keqiang off at the airport in Moscow on Nov 8, 2016. (Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn)
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang returned to Beijing on Wednesday after official visits to Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Latvia and Russia.[Special coverage]
Li attended the 15th Shanghai Cooperation Organization prime ministers' meeting in Bishkek and the third regular of the prime ministers of China and Kazakhstan in Astana.
He attended the Fifth Summit of China and Central and Eastern European Countries in Riga, Latvia and the 21st China-Russia Prime Ministers' Regular Meeting in St. Petersburg.
Russia's senior officials and Chinese Ambassador to Russia Li Hui saw Premier Li off at the airport in Moscow. A grand farewell ceremony was held for Li, with a military band playing the two countries' national anthems and Li's inspecting the guard of honor.
Chinese Vice Premiers Liu Yandong and Wang Yang were also back to Beijing on Wednesday.