Map of Xi Jinping’s three-nation visit

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President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan are greeted by Serbian children with flowers upon their arrival at the airport in Belgrade, Serbia, June 17, 2016. (Xinhua/Lan Hongguang)

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Belgrade Friday as part of three state visits to Serbia, Poland, and Uzbekistan, as well as attendance at a Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in Tashkent.

His trip to from June 17 to 24 is expected to significantly boost the Belt and Road Initiative.