The Heat: China-Russia relations at a “high level” after Wang Yi visits Moscow

The Heat

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (R) and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi attend a joint press conference following their talks in Moscow on April 5, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Alexander NEMENOV

In his visit to Moscow, Chinese Foreign Minister, Wang Yi, met with his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, and was hosted by President Vladimir Putin. They discussed the strategic partnership between the two countries, proposals for the Korean Peninsula and disagreements with the west.

After the meeting, Putin declared that China-Russia relations are at an “unprecedented high level.”

For a look at the meetings, CGTN’s Jack Parrock reports.

To discuss the Sino-Russia relationship:

  • Sun Yun is the Co-Director of the East Asia Program at the Stimson Center.
  • Anton Fedyashin is a history professor at the American University.
  • Yuval Weber is a Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center.
  • Qinduo Xu is a Senior Researcher at Pangoal Institution, he joins us from Beijing.


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