Chinese President Xi Jinping returned to Beijing on Sunday after state visits to Russia and Germany, and attending the 12th G20 summit in Hamburg.[Special coverage]
Invited by Russian President Vladimir Putin, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Chancellor Angela Merkel, Xi paid state visits to the two countries from July 3 to 6, and attended the G20 Hamburg summit from July 7 to 8.
Xi left Hamburg for Beijing on Saturday evening local time.
Xi's entourage returned to Beijing with him, including his wife Peng Liyuan; Wang Huning, member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and director of the Policy Research Office of the CPC Central Committee; Wang Yang, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and vice premier; Li Zhanshu, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, member of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee and director of the General Office of the CPC Central Committee; and State Councilor Yang Jiechi.