Thursday, June 23, 2016

Growing Strategic Russia - China Alliance As Putin Prepares To Visit China

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping. © Sergey Guneev / Sputnik

TASS: Putin considers Russia-China interaction important factor of global stability

Putin mentioned joint work in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, cooperation within BRICS and collaboration at the UN

MOSCOW, June 23. /TASS/. Cooperation of Moscow and Beijing in global affairs is an important element of global stability, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with China’s Xinhua news agency shortly before his visit to China on June 24-25.

"Today the very fact that China and Russia collaborate in international affairs contributes to the stability of world affairs," Putin said. "Apart from our joint work in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, we cooperate within BRICS, which in fact was jointly established by us, and we actively collaborate at the UN."

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WNU Editor: Russian President Putin is going to China on an official request to come visit the country by Chinese President Xi. Both countries need each other .... Russia to diversify its economy, China to build-up its international alliances. This is also a sign of (1) the growing political-economic ties between China and Russia, and (2) a message to the rest of the world that an old but rejuvenated alliance is back in business.

More News On Russia President Putin's Official State Visit To China Tomorrow

‘Our views are either similar or coincide’: Putin on comprehensive strategic China-Russia alliance -- RT
Putin confident in Russia-China all-round cooperation -- Xinhua
China Looks to Strengthen Cooperation with Russia -- CRI English
Energy, aerospace on agenda of Putin's trip to China: Kremlin -- Reuters
China building energy ties to Russia, Putin says -- UPI
Russia developing aircraft engine for joint passenger jet with China -- RT
Russia, China Set to Sign Deals on Joint Aircraft Development -- Sputnik
Russia, China to Sign Intellectual Property Deal on Rocket Tech - Rogozin -- Sputnik
Russia, China to sign deal paving way to rocket engine contract — deputy PM -- TASS
Putin: Russia, China to Step Up Nuclear Energy Cooperation -- Sputnik
China, Russia expected to sign multibillion dollar high-speed rail deal during Putin’s visit to Beijing -- South China Morning Post
About 30 deals to be signed during Putin’s visit to China — diplomat -- TASS
CEOs of nearly all Russian majors to take part in Putin's visit to China — Kremlin -- TASS
Putin’s Upcoming Visit to China About More Than Just Economy -- Sputnik
What Is Putin Up To in China? -- Newsweek