Thursday, September 28, 2023

China-Russia Relations

Trade between China and Russia on track for record in 2023

Trade between Russia and China has maintained its brisk momentum since reaching record levels in 2022, with exports and imports experiencing robust growth since the start of 2023, the Russian Customs Service has reported.

Russian president confirms trip to China

Russian President Vladimir Putin has confirmed that he will travel to China next month on his first foreign trip of 2023. During the visit, Putin will meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.

Russia and China tout cooperation ahead of Putin’s expected visit

Russia and China’s top diplomats discussed strengthening their international collaboration during a meeting in Moscow ahead of an expected landmark visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin to Beijing in the coming weeks.

China says Xi and Putin to continue intensive contacts

Intensive contacts between the Chinese and Russian presidents, Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin, on developing comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries will continue, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Mao Ning has stated.

Russia-China relations have reached “unprecedented” levels: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin says that relations between Moscow and Beijing have reached an "unprecedented historical level", according to Russian state news agencies TASS and RIA.

De-dollarization of Russia-China trade complete: Official

The de-dollarization of Moscow-Beijing trade is practically complete, according to Georgy Zinoviev, the director of the Russian Foreign Ministry’s First Asian Department, as cited by RIA Novosti.

Putin says to soon meet China’s Xi

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he will soon meet with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping to discuss, among other things, the development of humanitarian ties.

Russia and China conduct joint naval drills in Sea of Japan

Russia and China have staged large-scale naval drills in the Sea of Japan, Russia’s Pacific Fleet announced in a statement to journalists. The three-day exercise involved a wide range of activities, including joint firing drills, a simulated naval battle, and air defense training.

China, Russia to hold joint air and sea drills in Sea of Japan

A Chinese naval flotilla set off on Sunday to join Russian naval and air forces in the Sea of Japan in an exercise aimed at “safeguarding the security of strategic waterways”, according to China’s defence ministry.

Xi says progress in China-Russia relations both states’ strategic choice

The ongoing progress in relations between Beijing and Moscow is the result of their strategic choice, which rests on fundamental interests of both countries, Chinese President Xi Jinping has stated.

China’s FM touts Beijing and Moscow as a force for “global peace”

Beijing and Moscow are "an important force in ensuring global peace and in promoting inclusive development," Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang said in a video address Tuesday, according to Russian state news agency TASS.

China throws support behind Russia after Wagner insurrection

China has voiced support for Russia after a short-lived insurrection posed the gravest challenge to the 23-year rule of President Vladimir Putin of Russia, a close partner of Chinese leader Xi Jinping in his push “for a new world order and strategic alignment against the US.”

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