Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin and Chinese President Xi Jinping meet in Beijing on Wednesday.Alexander Astafyev / AP
SCMP: Xi Jinping calls for China, Russia to ‘elevate cooperation’ in talks with Mishustin
Beijing will continue to provide firm support for Moscow’s issues of core interest, Chinese President Xi Jinping told visiting Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin on Wednesday.
Xi made the remarks during their meeting in Beijing – the latest show of solidarity between the two neighbours that are both under growing pressure from the West.
He said that in addition to strengthening cooperation in multilateral platforms such as the United Nations, the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation and the Group of 20, China and Russia should explore “potential” new economic, trade and investment links.
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Chinese President Xi Jinping told visiting Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin That He Wants To Elevate Relations To A Higher Level
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