Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev is heading to China Monday for Russia-China security consultations on strategic stability.
In a statement reported by the Russian TASS news agency on Sunday, the press office of the Russian Security Council said that Patrushev will visit Beijing Monday, to hold Russian-Chinese consultations on strategic stability with the member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China and Director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Committee Yang Jiechi.
It added that the Secretary of the Russian Security Council is also scheduled to hold Russian-Chinese consultations on public security, justice and law and order with Guo Shengkun, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committe.
Patrushev is visiting China for the first time since the start of the pandemic, as the last time he traveled to China she was in December 2019.
It is worth noting that Patrushev regularly holds meetings with his Chinese counterparts. During the meetings, Moscow and Beijing discuss ways of cooperation on urgent issues of regional and global security and joint confrontation against various challenges and threats.