“MK”: Statehood of Xi Jinping’s visit to Russia is a signal for the West
President’s visit the people’s republic of china Xi Jinping V Russia carries statehood, which is a strong signal to the West. On this subject writing “Moskovsky Komsomolets” (“MK”).
It should be noted that in the context of the ongoing Russian special military operation on Ukraine this status is an obvious gesture of support Moscow from the side beijing. “The visit is an indicator that the two countries consider each other friends and allies and that there are no significant issues between them,” the article said.
In addition, the visit’s status as a “state” serves as a signal to the West and a response to improving anti-China alliance systems such as AUKUS. Thus, the PRC demonstrates that the republic “has someone to build an alliance with”, says MK. At the same time, the document stresses, the statehood of Xi Jinping’s visit to Russia does not mean China’s denial of an externally neutral status in the Ukrainian conflict.
Former Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Wen Bin declaredthat Chinese President Xi Jinping’s trip to Russia will be a “peace visit”.
President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Poutine will meet March 20-22 in Russia. During the talks, they will discuss topical issues of further development of bilateral relations.