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China’s Xi to Visit Kazakhstan, Tajikistan July 2-6: Foreign Ministry

Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks at a ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of the Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on June 28, 2024. Greg Baker / AFP

The foreign ministry announced Sunday that Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend a leaders’ meeting and pay state visits to Kazakhstan and Tajikistan starting on Tuesday.

Beijing has ramped up diplomatic efforts in Central Asia. Xi Jinping called for a deepening of economic ties during a summit China hosted last May, which was attended by leaders of several countries in the region.

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