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    Chinese FM Calls China-Russia Relations Cornerstone of Global Security

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    Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Friday described relations between China and Russia as the cornerstone of global security.

    MUNICH (Sputnik) — On Thursday, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that China and Russia should promote mutual support for each other amid the uncertainty in the international relations.

    "They [China-Russia] relations are the cornerstone of global stability…These relations are developing progressively," Wang Yi said in a speech at the Munich Security Conference.

    Earlier, both Moscow and Beijing said that the relations with Moscow have reached a peak in their entire history.

    In 2016, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin met five times.

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