Putin and Xi Reach ‘New Frontiers’ of Ties as China’s Top Diplomat Visits Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping met in Moscow on Tuesday to discuss a range of topics, including the strengthening of ties between the two countries.

According to Reuters, Putin said in a statement that the meeting would open up “new frontiers” in bilateral relations. The Wall Street Journal reported that Xi Jinping was planning a visit to Russia, and that Putin was waging a war in Ukraine.

Yahoo News reported that the meeting between the two leaders was intended to show off their strong ties, despite the tensions in the region. Xi and Putin discussed a range of topics, including trade, security, and the global economy.

DW (English) reported that the Chinese top diplomat met Putin in Moscow, and the Financial Times reported that the two leaders vowed to strengthen ties between Moscow and Beijing.

The meeting comes at a time when the two countries are facing a number of geopolitical challenges, and is seen as a sign of their commitment to strengthening their relationship.