Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in a joint news briefing with Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Moscow last week. Beijing and Moscow have drawn closer amid growing pressure from Washington. Photo: APChinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in a joint news briefing with Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Moscow last week. Beijing and Moscow have drawn closer amid growing pressure from Washington. Photo: AP
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in a joint news briefing with Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Moscow last week. Beijing and Moscow have drawn closer amid growing pressure from Washington. Photo: AP

China looks to neighbours amid ‘new threats and challenges’ in the region

  • Foreign Minister Wang Yi lashes out at ‘external forces’ and emphasises the need for Russia, Mongolia and Central Asian nations to work together
  • Remarks come after American defence chief Mark Esper reiterated Washington’s plan to build a Nato-like alliance in the Indo-Pacific

Topic |   US-China relations
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in a joint news briefing with Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Moscow last week. Beijing and Moscow have drawn closer amid growing pressure from Washington. Photo: APChinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in a joint news briefing with Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Moscow last week. Beijing and Moscow have drawn closer amid growing pressure from Washington. Photo: AP
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in a joint news briefing with Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Moscow last week. Beijing and Moscow have drawn closer amid growing pressure from Washington. Photo: AP
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