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Faced with American "encirclement", Xi Jinping leads the counter-offensive in Moscow


DECRYPTION - The Chinese president plays the tightrope walker, seeking to support the Kremlin, while coaxing the EU to support its growth at half mast, at the time of the American "cordon sanitaire".

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Designate the enemy, then take him from the rear with a guerrilla movement.

Faced with Joe Biden, Xi Jinping takes over

The Little Red Book

of strategist Mao Tse-tung, who conquered China through the countryside, harassing the opponent far from his strongholds.

In Moscow, the Chinese president is today leading a diplomatic counter-offensive in full escalation with Washington, aggravated by the affair of the Chinese "


" balloon, shot down by the US Air Force in February.

Xi boldly comes to support his "

old friend

" Vladimir Putin, banned by the International Criminal Court, facing their common adversary, the United States, the leader of Western democracies deemed to be in decline.

The trip will give "

new impetus

" to Sino-Russian relations, the Chinese leader said, landing in Moscow on Monday.

They have reached “

the culmination of their history and continue to strengthen

”, he welcomed just before meeting the Russian president, in an article…

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Source: lefigaro

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