Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (left) shakes hands with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Guilin on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (left) shakes hands with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Guilin on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters

China, Russia agree to work together against ‘illegitimate’ sanctions

  • Foreign ministers meeting in Guilin also call for a summit of permanent members of the UN Security Council to resolve ‘common problems’
  • Wang Yi says Western powers can no longer interfere by ‘making up stories’, while Sergey Lavrov hits out at ‘destructive’ Cold War tactics

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (left) shakes hands with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Guilin on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (left) shakes hands with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Guilin on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
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