RT News - July 3, 2017 (17:00 MSK)

China's leader Xi Jinping is in Moscow for a two-day official visit. It comes amid Beijing's strained relations with Washington, with China sending warships and jets to warn off a U.S. destroyer near a disputed South China Sea island. We have an exclusive report from the Italian port of Palermo, where migrants are being forced to work for local Mafia gangs. That's as the country is under - quote - "enormous pressure" over the migrant crisis. Plus, Syria's Foreign Ministry says the U.S. opposed sending international experts to investigate a deadly chemical attack in April, that was blamed by Washington on Damascus.