Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed closer cooperation with China after meeting his counterpart Hu Jintao as the two countries push against western Red Bottom Heels calls for stronger action in Syria and Iran. The two sides discussed issues including North Africa, the Korean peninsula and Iran’s nuclear program, Putin told reporters in Beijing yesterday, without giving details.
Putin’s visit, his first to China since returning to the presidency Oakley Outlet last month, is a counterpoint to his decision to skip a Group of Eight summit in the U.S. last month. As veto-wielding members of the UN Security Council, Russia and China have blocked resolutions pushing for stronger sanctions on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s Oakley Sale regime. They also oppose expanding sanctions against Iran. “The most important thing is that we reached high level of coordination in order to help mediating and solving international crises and problems,” Putin told reporters in Beijing yesterday. “Thanks to our efforts we have lifted the level of Russian-Chinese cooperation to unprecedented heights.”
Putin will stay in Beijing for a June 6-7 meeting of the Shanghai Beats By Dre Cooperation Organization security alliance and meet Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad while in the city. In May, China’s Vice Foreign Affairs Minister Cheng Guoping said China opposes sanctions that restrict normal trade with Iran.
“We believe that to strengthen China-Russia cooperation in regional Beats Studio and international affairs helps maintain our common interests and regional and world peace and stability,” Hu said at the same news conference. “By these means, we can set the global political and economic order in a more fair and rational direction.”