China will never support sanctions against Moscow and will never join to those that introduced them quoted Chinese President Xi Jinping by the leader of the upper house of Russian parliament Valentina Matviyenko who met the Chinese leader on Tuesday.
Russia and China believe that sanctions are illegal, ineffective and counterproductive. Sanctions are tools in the hands of those that try to exert pressure on sovereign states forcing them to alter their political course and at the same time weaken their economies," said the Russian politician.
At the meeting Matviyenko thanked the Chinese president for his public support for Moscow in the face of Western sanctions, which were introduced by the west under the pretext of Russia's direct involvement in the Ukrainian civil war. Furthermore, the Russian politician stressed that sanctions should not affect long-term Russian-Chinese strategic partnership, which reflects the interests of both peoples.
Cooperation between Russia and China is an important factor in international politics, Matviyenko said, adding that there are no open questions between the two countries. Their position on most issues are close or identical. The two countries have similar viewpoints on solving international or regional conflicts or dealing with new threats and challenges.
(oroszhirek.hu – hungarianambiance.com)