Russia, China not planning to create military alliance: Russian minister

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. Photo: Nikkei Asian Review. Sketched by the Pan Pacific Agency.

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MOSCOW, Nov 1, 2019, TASS. Moscow is not planning to establish a military alliance with China, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an interview with Rossiya-24 TV channel on Friday, TASS reported.

“Neither Russia nor China are planning to create a military alliance,” Russia’s top diplomat said.

According to Lavrov, Russia’s ties with China “have never been at such a good and confidential level in all areas, including economy, as a foundation for relations and the sphere of ensuring Russian and Chinese interests on the global arena.”

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