Barely a week after US President Joe Biden’s democracy summit (China.Table reported), the Chinese government is seeking demonstrative solidarity with Russia. Chinese leader Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin plan to hold a virtual summit on Wednesday. “The two heads of state will give full review of China-Russia relations and cooperation in various fields this year,” a Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Monday. Xi and Putin will also “draw up top-level design for the development of bilateral ties for next year.” The spokesman did not name specific topics. Details will only be available after the meeting.
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