2014-08-03T201843Z_1_LYNXMPEA720CI_RTROPTP_2_USA-OBAMA

Obama: 'Russia doesn't make anything,' West must be firm with China

US President Barack Obama makes a statement while at the White House in WashingtonPresident Barack Obama dismissed Russia as a nation that “doesn’t make anything” and said in an interview with the Economist magazine that the West needs to be “pretty firm” with China as Beijing pushes to expand its role in the world economy. Obama has tried to focus U.S. foreign policy on Asia, a response to China’s economic and military might. Russia is the world’s third-largest oil producer and second-largest natural gas producer. Obama downplayed Moscow’s role in the world, dismissing President Vladimir Putin as a leader causing short-term trouble for political gain that will hurt Russia in the long term.

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