Monday, October 8, 2018
Opinion: A China-Russia 'Entente' Might not Be a Bad Thing for the World
Thanks to US policies, a China-Russia "entente" appears to be on the horizon, albeit not in the traditional sense of the term. Given China's "Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence" foreign policy framework and perhaps the countries' history, neither desires a formal alliance like NATO
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov hailed mutual trust in China-Russia ties and called for further cooperation in safeguarding multilateralism during their meeting in UN
The world has been undergoing dramatic changes as the US has soured its relations with both China and Russia, and wielded trade war stick against not only China, but US allies. Is a second Cold War imminent? How should China and Russia react to the changes?