Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin say they are committed to working together to fight Covid-19. Photo: AFP

China and Russia must work together to defeat Covid-19, Xi Jinping tells Vladimir Putin

  • As victors in world war two, neighbours have ‘a special mission to contribute to the development and progress of humankind’, Chinese president says
  • Russia ‘opposes individual forces making use of the pandemic to criticise China’ and will stand firmly with Beijing, Putin says
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin say they are committed to working together to fight Covid-19. Photo: AFP
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