The intention of Vladimir Putin to run for President was supported by the Chinese government. With such information made to the foreign Ministry of China.
According to spokesman China Geng Shuang, the upcoming presidential elections are a matter of internal policy, but Beijing to respect this desire of the incumbent. Also, the diplomat noted that the Chinese authorities support the policy of Moscow on development and stability, and the elections in Russia will be completed successfully.
On the evaluation of China Putin’s role in the development of relations between the two countries, Geng Shuang said that everyone can see that Russian-Chinese relations have reached a new level. Employee of the foreign Ministry is sure that it is closely associated with the personal role of heads of both States.
Yesterday Putin announced the nomination for another presidential term, he will run for the presidency in March 2018. The election campaign will start 1-17 Dec.