BEIJING: China should advance its relations with Russia because the world turns into extra turbulent, Overseas Minister Qin Gang mentioned on Tuesday.
Talking to reporters at an annual parliamentary session in Beijing, Qin mentioned the shut interactions between each leaders – President Xi Jinping and President Vladimir Putin – supplied the anchor for China-Russia relations.
He didn’t give a particular reply when requested if Xi would go to Russia after China’s parliament session, which works on for yet another week.
Requested whether or not it’s attainable that China and Russia would abandon the US greenback and euro for bilateral commerce, Qin mentioned that international locations ought to use no matter forex is environment friendly, protected and credible.
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“Currencies shouldn’t be the trump card for unilateral sanctions, nonetheless much less a disguise for bullying or coercion,” he mentioned. China, which has refused to call Russia because the aggressor within the Ukraine battle, has typically criticised america for bullying different international locations with unilateral sanctions.