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Russian president Putin speaks on foreign policy

07-09-2012 16:50 BJT

President Vladimir Putin is speaking on Russia's foreign policy to ambassadors and diplomats.

Putin was sworn in for a third term as president in May. He then signed a series of decrees, including one on foreign policy. The decree said Russia will "consistently stand up for its policy towards the creation of the US global missile defense system" and "seek guarantees that it will not be directed against Russia's nuclear deterrent forces".

Putin also instructed the government to take measures to seek "stable and predictable interaction" with the US and close ties with the European Union. On relations with China, Putin stands for deepening their strategic partnership of coordination. He also said Russia would play a bigger role within the framework of the G8, the G20, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and the BRICS. As for Russia's stance on Syria, Moscow has been a strong supporter of the mission of UN and Arab League special envoy Kofi Annan and his six point peace plan.

 

Editor:Bai Yang |Source: CNTV.CN

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