China Geopolitical Watch – From 25 February to 3rd March 2023

Watch contributors: Thomas Taochy, Protasius Isyudanto, Marie Corcelle, Emilien Kauffman, supervised by Anna Balawender

The files we follow: China’s relations with the United States, Russia and Central Asia ; Taiwan situation, Chinese military expansion and demonstrations in the South China Sea; Chinese involvement with and within the major international organizations.


– China – Russia and Central Asia Relations – Emilien Kauffmann

From February 20 to 27 joint maritime exercises have been held between China, Russia and South Africa. Ships from the three countries will exercise off the coast of Durban, in South Africa’s Richards Bay. The exercise is aimed at improving defense and security cooperation among BRICS member states.

In addition, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken announced after his meeting with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi that China was considering arms shipments to Russia. These statements were described as «false information» by Wang Wenbin, spokesman for the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs. According to the head of European diplomacy, Joseph Borrell, this arms delivery would constitute a «red line» for the European Union.

Since the beginning of the conflict, China has developed its relations with Russia in strategic areas. Indeed, since Europe

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