Kirby: China and Russia Are 'Cozying Up' in Public and We'll 'Have to See' if China Will Be 'a More Responsible Power'

Kirby: China and Russia Are ‘Cozying Up’ in Public and We’ll ‘Have to See’ if China Will Be ‘a More Responsible Power’

On Friday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “The Story,” White House National Security Council Coordinator for Strategic Communications John Kirby reacted to Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi saying that the country is willing to bolster its ties to Russia by stating that the two countries are “cozying up to each other, at least in the public space.” But the two countries “don’t have a long history of working well together. And so, we’re going to have to see how this plays out.” And China will have to decide if it is “going to be willing to be a more responsible power in the region and across the globe.” Kirby also stated that China’s actions in Taiwan are not the “actions of a responsible power.”

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