Russia and China have agreed to closely coordinate their anti-terrorist activities, official spokesman for the Russian foreign ministry Alexander Yakovenko told journalists after a Sunday evening meeting between the foreign ministers of Russia and China in New York. According to Yakovenko, Igor Ivanov and Tang Jiaxuan agreed that no double standards must be allowed in the anti-terrorist campaign, and stressed the community of Russia and China's approaches to the anti-terrorist struggle, which both countries think must be guided by the United Nations. Apart from that, the sides discussed strategic stability, the situation in Afghanistan, the rise and development of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, and Russian-Chinese interaction in Asia. They also highly evaluated the current state of Russian-Chinese relations in the political, economic, and humanitarian spheres.
If one assumes that the two people who gave the interview indeed work for Russian special services, then they acted very unprofessionally and risky
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