3 Jun 2020 16:02

Interfax and IMEMO to hold Primakov readings online session on crisis in China-U.S. relations

Read the summary of the session held by the Interfax news agency as part of the Primakov Readings on June 4 - U.S. can't afford to contain both Russia and China - experts.

Subject: China and the United States: Is there a threat that the emerging bipolarity will transform into Cold War 2.0?

Participants: Rector of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University) Anatoly Torkunov, Deputy Scientific Director of the Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO), head of the IMEMO Asian-Pacific Studies Center Alexander Lomanov, Institute of U.S. and Canada Studies Scientific Director Sergei Rogov.

Moderator: Russian Presidential Special Representative for International Cultural Cooperation Mikhail Shvydkoi.

The participants will discuss the following topics: Can economic ties ease tensions in China-U.S. relations? Could this confrontation lead to potential synergy of the positions of Russia and the European Union? How do Delhi and Tokyo perceive these trends?

Journalists must apply for accreditation at interfax.ru/presscenter in order to take part in the discussion.

Questions may be asked by writing to presscenter@interfax.ru.

The deadline for accreditation and the collecting of question is one hour before the press conference begins.

A broadcast link will be available at interfax.ru/presscenter and primakovreadings.com.

The Primakov Readings is a new joint project of Interfax and the Institute of World Economy and International Relations. As part of the project, Interfax will host a number of online meetings of experts, politicians, and public figures that will address topical problems in international relations and the global economy amid the crisis. This project is supported by the Gorchakov Foundation.