Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin have become increasingly close. Photo: AFP Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin have become increasingly close. Photo: AFP
Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin have become increasingly close. Photo: AFP

China and Russia don’t need a military alliance, says Moscow’s ambassador

  • Vladimir Putin has previously said he would not rule out the idea ‘in principle’
  • Ambassador Andrey Denisov says the Russian leader’s comments implied that things had gone beyond a traditional alliance in many ways

Topic |   China-Russia relations
Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin have become increasingly close. Photo: AFP Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin have become increasingly close. Photo: AFP
Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin have become increasingly close. Photo: AFP
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