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Xi Jinping meets with Vladimir Putin for first time since war in Ukraine

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow. During this, talks were also held between the two prominent leaders regarding the Russia-Ukraine war. According to the news agency Reuters, Chinese President Xi Jinping told Vladimir Putin that he was sure he would be able to win the support of the Russian people ahead of the presidential election scheduled for next year.

Earlier, ahead of his talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, Chinese President Xi Jinping highlighted his peace plan to end the Ukraine war, saying it takes into account the legitimate concerns of all sides and the international community. reflects a comprehensive understanding of This is Xi Jinping’s first foreign trip after being approved by China’s parliament this month for an unprecedented third five-year term as president and army chief.

Xi Jinping said in an article Forging Ahead to Open a New Chapter of China-Russia Friendship, Cooperation and Common Development published in the Russian newspaper Russian Gazette on Monday, after being elected president 10 years ago, I first visited Russia. Xi said he visited Moscow eight times in the past 10 years and met the Russian leader more than 40 times during bilateral and multilateral meetings.

Buoyed by China’s recent role as a successful mediator in brokering a peace deal between Iran and Saudi Arabia, Xi is now focused on reaching an agreement to end the Russia-Ukraine war to increase China’s role in global diplomacy. are. Xi said in his article, since last year, the Ukraine crisis has increased all-round. Xi will be the first world leader to meet Putin after the ICC issued an arrest warrant against the Russian leader accusing him of war crimes in Ukraine.

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