Ready to defend our national interests, dignity together with Russia: China

Beijing's top diplomat in Russia: 'No country can affect our ties with Moscow'

Russian President Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin (Photo: Bloomberg)

Russia and China showcased their deepening ties Wednesday in a series of meetings closely watched for signs that Beijing might offer stronger support to the Kremlin for its war in Ukraine.

The visit by Wang Yi, the Chinese Communist Party's most senior foreign policy official, to Moscow comes as the conflict in Ukraine continues to upend the global diplomatic order. Wang Yi met Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, and pledged to strenghthen cooperation between the two countries, the Chinese foreign ministry said.

“No country can affect our ties with Russia,”  Wang Yi was quoted saying.

China is willing to work with Russia

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First Published: Feb 23 2023 | 12:04 AM IST

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