President of Russia Russian President Vladimir Putin And the president of China Xi Jinping Discussing tensions in Europe and “aggressive rhetoric” from United State and yes North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)Otan) During a video call on Wednesday (15), I mentioned Kremlin.
The talk comes at a time of great tension in the two countries’ relations with the West: China is under pressure on the issue of human rights and Russia due to the buildup of soldiers near the border with the West. Ukraine.
“The situation in international relations, especially on the European continent, is currently very tense, and requires discussion between allies,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, referring to the Russian and Chinese governments. “We see very aggressive rhetoric from Otan And the United States and this requires a discussion between us and the Chinese.”
a Russia Cultivates closer relationships with China As his relations with the West deteriorate, Putin uses the partnership as a way to balance American influence while striking lucrative deals, especially energy. This year, Hu and Xi agreed to renew a 20-year treaty of friendship and cooperation.
Peskov said they will have a long conversation with a broad agenda that also includes energy, trade and investment.
The conversation comes eight days after a video call between Russia and the United States in which the US president participated Joe Biden Putin warned against an invasion of Ukraine, and the Russian president responded that Russia needed security guarantees of legal value from the West.