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Moscow and Beijing are closely aligned in their positions on the US and resolving the Ukraine conflict, the Russian foreign ministry said following talks between their top diplomats.

The statement came after China’s Wang Yi kicked off a four-day visit to Moscow with a meeting with Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov, the latest in a series of high-level contacts between the two strategic allies, AFP reports.