China and Russia together: A strong blow to United States hegemony across world
ISLAMABAD - China and Russia have vowed to enhance and implement their strategic partnership in talks at the UN headquarters in New York between Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov.
“Under the current circumstances, China and Russia should continue to strengthen strategic coordination, safeguard national sovereignty and security, and oppose external interference,” Wang said during the Friday meeting on the sidelines of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, as cited by China’s state news agency, Xinhua.
The top Chinese diplomat further reiterated that Beijing and Moscow should work together to implement key agreements reached by the two countries’ heads of state, enrich the comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination in the new era, push for more results in various collaborative fields, and contribute more wisdom and solutions to world peace and stability.
Noting that this year marks the 70th anniversary of forging diplomatic ties between China and Russia, he also underlined that the bilateral relations were bringing about new opportunities as well as new challenges.
Wang then called for both allies to collaborate towards firmly upholding the objectives and principles of the UN Charter and strife for international fairness and justice in efforts to defend respective interests of both nations, preserve world peace and stability, and fulfill their due responsibilities as permanent members of the UN Security Council.
For his part, Moscow’s top diplomat also agreed that the two countries should expand strategic coordination in global and regional affairs and collaboratively help sustain international law as well as the aims and principles of the UN Charter.
According to the report, the two top diplomats further exchange views on key international and regional developments, with Lavrov also expressing his nation’s readiness to maintain close communication with Beijing in celebrating seven decades of Sino-Russian ties.
Earlier this month new US military chief Mark Esper warned European nations to tackle what he referred to as growing security and economic threats from China and Russia, in the latest sign that Washington has shifted its main focus from military interventions in the Middle East to confronting Beijing and Moscow