Unprecedented Clarity in US Policy to Restrict Russia and China, Says Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin, on the eve of his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Moscow, denounced what he called US policy to contain Russia and China, indicating it has an unprecedented sharp nature.

In an article published in the Chinese People’s Daily and the Russian newspaper “Rusiskaya Gazeta”, Putin praised China’s willingness to play a constructive role in the settlement in Ukraine.

Putin added in the article that relations between Moscow and Beijing are at their peak and will continue to strengthen, noting that the Chinese president’s visit in Russia embodies the special nature of the partnership between the two countries.

“We are grateful for the balanced position of the People’s Republic of China regarding the unfolding events in Ukraine and for their understanding of her real background and hers cause. We welcome China’s willingness to play a constructive role in resolving the crisis,” Putin wrote. in an article for the Chinese newspaper People’s Daily.

Putin predicted that the volume of trade between Russia and China will exceed quest’year the 200 billion dollars, adding: “This is a new record. We expect the $200 billion target we set with President Xi Jinping will not be exceeded in 2024, but rather quest’year”.

Putin noted that Russia and China support the establishment of a just world order based on international law and not on the “golden billion” principle.

The Chinese president will visit the Russian capital Moscow on March 20 for a 3-day visit, where he will hold a bilateral meeting with the Russian president on March 20, and bilateral talks are also scheduled for March 21 in the Kremlin.