Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi (right) greets his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin during a meeting in Tehran, Iran, on July 19. Photo: EPA-EFE
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi (right) greets his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin during a meeting in Tehran, Iran, on July 19. Photo: EPA-EFE
Avigdor Haselkorn
Opinion

Opinion

Avigdor Haselkorn

‘Radical entente’ in Russia’s corner could be double-edged sword for China

  • Russia has affiliated itself with North Korea, Iran and Syria, whose anti-US activities are aligned with Moscow’s foreign policy goals
  • This informal grouping could pose a dilemma for China, which wants to prevent Russian defeat but also not prolong the war in Ukraine

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi (right) greets his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin during a meeting in Tehran, Iran, on July 19. Photo: EPA-EFE
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi (right) greets his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin during a meeting in Tehran, Iran, on July 19. Photo: EPA-EFE
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