By the middle of the century, China should become a major world power, said Chairman Xi Jinping during the XIX Congress of the Communist Party of the country. Igor Korotchenko, Director of Centre for Analysis of World Arms Trade, believes that such ambitious statements should puzzle Russia.
«The expansion of China’s global ambitions puts Russia in front of very difficult issues that must be answered,» he wrote on his Twitter page.
The political scientist added that this message should be considered in detail, including on the basis of possible consequences for the Russian Federation.
Let’s remind, the Chinese leader declared about dream of China — to be the great modern socialist country. He noted during his speech that the PRC is already approaching being the center of the world stage, and by 2050 it will be a global leader in the strength of the nation and weight in the world.