Russia, China have no plans to create military alliance, such coalitions proved ineffective - Sergei Ivanov

Creating a military alliance between Russia and China is impossible and Beijing agrees with this, Russian presidential administration head Sergei Ivanov told reporters in Guiyang on Thursday.

Creating a military alliance between Russia and China is impossible and Beijing agrees with this, Russian presidential administration head Sergei Ivanov told reporters in Guiyang on Thursday.

"I do not see any sense, same as China, in creating a new military alliance, union or something like that between us," Ivanov said.

Such coalitions have proved their ineffectiveness and NATO shows this, the Kremlin administration head said.

"We see certain military coalitions in the modern world. The example on the surface is NATO. Answer me - did NATO manage to stabilize the situation in Afghanistan in 13 years? No, things are getting only worse there, NATO attempted to bring order in Iraq or Libya and the chaos there is growing," Ivanov said.

"If anyone thinks that chaos can be managed, they are mistaken. Real events confirm this time after time," Ivanov said.

The Ukrainian events can serve as an example, he said.

"Many political leaders of NATO countries openly supported the anti-constitutional revolt in Kyiv and we all see where this has led," he said.

"While not being a participant of the conflict, Russia experiences its significant negative consequences," the administration head said. "Be it not paying for gas, be it one hundred thousand refugees, whom we are forced to, and will accommodate on our territory," Ivanov said.

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