Peskov denied the conclusions about the desire of Beijing to distance itself from Moscow
In the Kremlin consider that the allegations that China has allegedly distanced itself from Russia in international politics, “not quite reflect the reality.”
According to TASS, this was stated press Secretary of President Dmitry Peskov. He referred to the intensive schedule of exchanges and visits of the leadership of Russia and China, which, in his opinion, can confidently say that the words of the distancing of China “not quite true”.
The official said that Moscow each week attended by the representatives of the Chinese leadership, including meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Such events were last week and planned on this week and next week. “All these meetings have their own value, and are held in preparation of high level visits, particularly the visit of Putin to China, who will participate in the international conference on the silk road (14-15 may),” said Sands.
Advisor to the President for national security, General Herbert McMaster on Sunday told ABC News that China has distanced itself from Russia during the voting in the UN Security Council on a draft resolution condemning the Assad regime for the use of chemical weapons in Syria.
12 April, Russia and Bolivia voted against the resolution, China abstained. According to McMaster, the Chinese leadership has shown courage, distancing themselves from Russia and isolating the Russians and Bolivians. The decision of the Beijing he connects with a good XI Jinping’s talks with Donald trump, who already has developed a “very warm relationship”. The General has reminded that on the same day, trump met with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, who is “wonderful allies” of the US. In his opinion, in this situation, the whole world saw the choice of which club to join: a Russian-Bolivian club or to a club with the participation of the United States, which operates “in the interests of peace and security.”