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“The fact that both countries started to talk about joint actions on the military level is a very serious development,” said Vasily Kashin, a senior fellow of Russian Academy of Science’s Far Eastern Studies Institute. “The threat from U.S. missile defense pushes both China and Russia closer to each other. For Russia and China, the policy of containment is the containment of the U.S. first of all.”
International security issues will feature when Xi and Putin meet, Chinese officials said at a briefing on Monday in Beijing. “China and Russia hold the same position on the most important international and regional issues, including on Syria and Afghanistan,” Vice Foreign Minister Li Baodong said.
China needs us as consumers if you weren't aware.
originally posted by: Crumbles
a reply to: casinoed
How so? Russia is basically begging to lift sanctions. China needs us as consumers if you weren't aware. They will never risk their life blood. Take that to the bank.we have no real adversaries that come close. Why do you think putins go to are nukes?