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Russia, China Pledge to Not Use Nuclear Weapons First, Avoid Firing Missiles at Each Other | Newsweek

Russia and China reaffirmed their friendship treaty amid increasing concerns about their growing relationship and the two countries continued a vow not to fire strategic missiles at each other.

Russia President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping extended the 20-year Treaty of Good-Neighborliness and Friendly Cooperation, a document Putin credited with taking their relationship to “unprecedented height.” An extension that’s set to last for five years, it outlines that both countries will support each others’ right to defend their “national unity” and territories.

Source: Russia, China Pledge to Not Use Nuclear Weapons First, Avoid Firing Missiles at Each Other

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