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Russia and China are ready to jointly resist growing external pressure - Mishustin

Asia (, - Russia and China are ready to jointly resist the growing external pressure and new challenges and threats. This was announced at a meeting with the Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, Li Keqiang, held via video link, the head of the Russian Cabinet, Mikhail Mishustin, said on December 5, TASS.

According to him, Moscow and Beijing are in favor of the formation of a multipolar architecture.

“Our countries have coinciding approaches to many problems of our time. Together we stand formation of a multipolar architecture of international relations. And we are ready to jointly confront emerging challenges and growing external pressure,” Mishustin said.

This, as the head of the Russian Cabinet of Ministers noted, is also due to trusting contacts at the highest level. He recalled that this year the leaders of the two countries - Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping - held two face-to-face meetings, during which they set tasks to further strengthen cooperation.

“Through the line of governments, we must ensure the effective implementation of these agreements,” Mishustin said.

Relations between Russia and China, he said, are in the nature of a comprehensive and strategic partnership. At the same time, Moscow and Beijing are confidently and steadily moving forward in all areas, not even against the backdrop of crisis phenomena in the global economy.

“As Russian President Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin noted, Russia needs a prosperous China. In turn, China needs a successful Russia,” Mishustin added.

Addressing his Chinese partners, the Russian prime minister congratulated them and all Chinese citizens on holding the 20th Congress of the Communist Party of China.

“We are convinced that under the leadership of President Xi Jinping, friendly China will continue to successfully solve the problems of modernization, socio-economic development and improving the well-being of citizens,” he said on this occasion.

Mishustin also conveyed greetings and best wishes from Russian President Vladimir Putin to his Chinese side.

Russia and China are ready to jointly resist growing external pressure - Mishustin