Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, walks by Chinese parliamentary Chairman Wu Bangguo after being greeted by Wu at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing Wednesday, June 6, 2012, prior to the start of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit. Putin is emphasizing burgeoning military ties with neighboring China on the second day of a visit to Beijing. (AP Photo/Mark Ralston, Pool)
Putin urges military alliance with China
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday he will boost military cooperation with China, including holding more joint exercises, after the United States announced plans to shift most of its warships to the Asia-Pacific by 2020.
Putin referred to recent Sino-Russian joint navy exercises in the Yellow Sea as an example of military cooperation which, he said, would go on.
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