The two countries have become increasingly close under Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping. Photo: AP
The two countries have become increasingly close under Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping. Photo: AP

China and Russia once again pledge to strengthen ties as White House announces first Putin-Biden summit

  • Russian leader tells China’s foreign policy chief Yang Jiechi that ties between the two countries are ‘the best in history’ and close contact should continue
  • The US and Russian presidents will meet in Geneva next month as Washington looks to focus on its rivalry with Beijing

The two countries have become increasingly close under Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping. Photo: AP
The two countries have become increasingly close under Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping. Photo: AP
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