An outdoor screen in Beijing shows a news programme of a virtual meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: AFP
An outdoor screen in Beijing shows a news programme of a virtual meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: AFP
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China and Russia pledge to step up efforts to build independent trade network to reduce reliance on US-led financial system

  • Presidents Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin agree to accelerate attempts to create a system that cannot be influenced by ‘third parties’
  • The two leaders also want to increase the number of deals settled in their own currencies as sanctions threaten to limit US dollar transactions

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An outdoor screen in Beijing shows a news programme of a virtual meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: AFP
An outdoor screen in Beijing shows a news programme of a virtual meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: AFP
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