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The confrontation between the US and China poses a threat to peace, said Kosachev

The confrontation between the US and China, initiated by Washington on spurious and politically motivated reasons, creates additional threats to peace and security, told RIA Novosti on Friday the head of the international Committee of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev.

Earlier, the US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo suggested to create an Alliance against China.

"Apparently, (the President of the United States Donald) trump and his team are trying to regain the lead in the presidential race due to a maximum escalation of tensions in relations with China," the Senator said.

According to him, the good news in this not exactly, "except for such indirect recognition by the administration trump the futility of playing for the same purpose the Russian card".

"Confrontation between the US and China, initiated by Washington's far-fetched and clearly politicized motives, creates additional threats to international peace and security," - said Kosachev.

Of course, Russia is under no circumstances "should not be drawn into this confrontation, especially on the American side," said the politician.

It is solely their choice, they these elections and to do, concluded Kosachev.