At the regular press conference of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs held on the 23rd, a reporter asked a question: According to reports, on the 22nd, Russian President Putin stated at the annual meeting of the Valday International Debate Club that Russia and China theoretically have the possibility of establishing a military alliance.
However, in fact, the level of strategic mutual trust and cooperation between the two countries has reached a high level, so that the two sides do not need such an alliance in principle.
Russia will continue to uphold the concept of good-neighborliness, friendship and mutual respect to develop relations with China for the benefit of the two peoples. How does China respond to this?
Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said that President Putin has given positive comments on Sino-Russian relations at the Valdai International Debate Club’s annual meeting many times in recent years, which fully reflects the high level and particularity of the relations between the two countries.
Zhao Lijian pointed out: “There is no limit to the promotion of traditional friendship between China and Russia, and there is no forbidden area to expand cooperation.
Under the strategic guidance of the leaders of the two countries, the level of political mutual trust and strategic cooperation between China and Russia has continued to improve, and has withstood the test of the changing international situation.
It has established a model for a new type of relationship between major powers.”
Zhao Lijian emphasized that China is willing to work with Russia to fully implement the consensus reached by the two heads of state, continuously enrich the strategic connotation of bilateral relations, help the two countries to develop and rejuvenate together, continue to close strategic coordination, and contribute more to the promotion of world peace and stability. energy.