Is France moving towards Russia and China?

“France is losing its appetite for trans-Atlantic trade”, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Economy and Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said in an interview France was looking to Russia and China to act as counterweight to increasingly uncertain trade relation with the U.s. and Britain.

Meanwhile, Chinese President Xi Jinping said he is ready to join his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, in consolidating political and strategic mutual trust, and expanding bilateral all-around pragmatic cooperation. Xi made the pledge in his New Year greeting message to Putin, People’s China reports.