Russia Skips US Front Against China

Chinese President Xi Jinping meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Beijing, capital of China, Nov. 9, 2014.
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Russia won’t join any alliance aimed against anyone, especially against China, as Moscow and Beijing share special relations, the Kremlin said on Friday.

Calling China “our partner,” Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told a daily briefing that the two countries have developed “relations of a special partnership”, Xinhua reported.

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Speaking at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library in California on Thursday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called for creating a “new alliance” to counter China.

Peskov for his part said that all alliances Russia takes part in are aimed at developing relations of good-neighbourliness and mutual benefit.

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