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Putin's 15th State of the Union Address Stresses China's Importance

Overseas Network February 20th Local time On February 20th, Russian President Vladimir Putin delivered a 2019 State of the Union address to the Federal Conference at the Moscow Commercial Exhibition Center. This is his 15th annual State of the Union address. Putin mentioned China when clarifying Russian foreign policy, saying that the equal relationship between Russia and China is an important factor.

According to media reports such as the Russian satellite network, Putin emphasized that strengthening mutual trust and expanding cooperation in various fields is the primary direction of Russia's foreign policy. He specifically mentioned that the equal relationship between Russia and China is an important factor. In addition, Russia will also focus on Russia-India cooperation and develop relations with Japan, seeking ways to sign peace agreements acceptable to both Russia and Japan.

Putin shows that Russia was and will be a sovereign country before. She is either or not. He insinned that some countries may not be sovereign states, but Russia will not.

According to the Russian Constitution, the President of Russia will issue a State of the Union address to the Federal Conference every year. The State of the Union Address is considered to be a programmatic document that can reflect the policy objectives of the Russian leadership and the prospects for the future development strategy. A total of 761 journalists were qualified for interviews this year.

Early Russian media said that Russian parliamentarians and experts have looked forward to the contents of the State of the Union address. Their first concern is to improve people's livelihood and economic development. In addition, how to balance domestic and foreign policy is also a focus of Members' attention. (Overseas network Yang Jia)

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