Members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation have been meeting in the Kazakh capital of Astana as they welcome India and Pakistan to the group.
Earlier in the meetings, President Putin’s team was scheduled to meet with their Chinese counterparts led by President Xi Jinping.
There was only one problem, President Xi’s team were running late leaving a lone Chinese President to face all of Putin’s team.
This did not of course bother either leader as both have developed a deeply close and important relationship.
It did however make for a rather amusing image which lead Putin to compliment the Chinese President as “The Lone Warrior”.
Soon enough the rest of the Chinese delegation arrived and both sides got down to business.