Putin spoke at the Vladivostok Economic Forum, which was attended by a large Chinese delegation.
According to the Russian head of state, cooperation between Moscow and Beijing in the field of defense and security policy is constantly growing. At the same time, he added, the two countries do not establish military alliances, their cooperation is not directed against other countries.
According to Putin, the West is shocked by the fact that China Xi Jinping under his presidency – whom he called his friend – is developing by leaps and bounds.
They are doing everything to slow down China’s development, but it is impossible, it is too late. That’s it, this ship has already left
The Russian president later Zhang Kou-ching he also met with the Chinese Deputy Prime Minister. According to the Chinese leader, Beijing is ready to deepen “mutually beneficial cooperation” between the two countries.
Cover photo: Zhang Kuo-jing, Vice President of the Chinese State Council, and Russian President Vladimir Putin shake hands during their bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok on September 12, 2023. MTI/EPA/Sputnik/Kremlin pool/Aleksei Danychev