Russia Backs China On Taiwan, China Backs Russia On US, NATO Demands
BEIJING - The Russian President has met face to face with Chinese President during the kickoff of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, where Russia backed China's stance on Taiwan, and China backed Russia's stance on 'security guarantees' from the United States and NATO
Russia and China have both demonstrated support for a new 'future oriented strategic partnership' as spoke of in Putin's recent Love Letter to Beijing, as well as portrayed the same sentiments regarding global influence by the United States.
The two countries stated that the "Friendship between the two States has no limits, there are no 'forbidden' areas of cooperation" as they announced their plans to work together in areas such as climate change, space, developments in artificial intelligence and the control of the world wide web.
Russia has declared support for China's One-China principle stating that there is only one sovereign state under the name China and that Taiwan is a part of China. Russia has also declared opposition against any form of Taiwanese independence from China.
Both Russia and China have also declared together that they oppose the AUKUS alliance between Australia, Britain and the United States and believes that it poses a danger of a new arms race in the region.
China declared that they are in agreement with Russia regarding NATO enlargement and expansion in Eastern Europe and has supported Russia's demands for security guarantees from the United States and NATO.
Russia and China has also expressed a shared concern about the "advancement of U.S. plans to develop global missile defense and deploy its elements in various regions of the world, combined with capacity building of high-precision non-nuclear weapons for disarming strikes and other strategic objectives."
They also shared criticism over alleged attempts by 'certain states' to establish a global dominance and fanning the flames of confrontation in order to enforce its own standards of what democracy should look like.
The two countries said that they share a vision of cooperation on artificial intelligence and information security and said that "any attempts to limit their sovereign right to regulate national segments of the Internet and ensure their security are unacceptable".