Chinese expansion in Central Asia no threat to Moscow, Russian ambassador says

//Chinese expansion in Central Asia no threat to Moscow, Russian ambassador says

Chinese expansion in Central Asia no threat to Moscow, Russian ambassador says

China’s increasing influence in Central Asia – historically regarded as Russia’s backyard – is no threat to Moscow, according to the Russian ambassador to Beijing.In a wide-ranging interview with the South China Morning Post, Andrey Denisov denied there was a growing anti-Chinese sentiment among the Russian public and said the two countries should combine their resources instead of competing with each other.China’s engagement in Central Asia was mainly economic, he said. Rather than a threat,…

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