Russia and China do not accept attempts to import “color revolutions” and external interference in the affairs of Central Asia, according to the joint statement on deepening of comprehensive partnership and strategic cooperation published on the Kremlin website.
“The parties are ready to strengthen mutual coordination to support the countries of Central Asia in ensuring their sovereignty and national development, do not accept attempts to import “color revolutions” and external interference in the affairs of the region,” the statement says.
Chinese President Xi Jinping paid a state visit to Russia upon invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Russia became the first country visited by Xi Jinping after his re-election. His visit lasted two days, from 20 to 22 March. On the first day, Chinese President and Russian President Vladimir Putin held an informal meeting. Negotiations were held between the heads of the two countries in an expanded format on March 21. Following the meeting, Xi and Putin signed a statement on plans for economic cooperation and a statement on plans to deepen partnership.