Chinese President, Xi Jinping, He spoke by phone this Wednesday with the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, and has asked him that all parties work to resolve the crisis in Ukraine “responsibly”. Beijing has refused to condemn Russia’s actions in Ukraine or use the word invasion, instead urging a negotiated solution. However, China has not supplied Moscow with weapons, which has raised questions about the extent of the Chinese regime’s true support for Vladimir Putin in his Ukrainian invasion.
In the call, Xi conveyed to his Russian counterpart that he has Beijing’s support on matters of “sovereignty and security” and that “China wishes to continue supporting Russia on issues such as sovereignty and security,” according to television reports. Chinese public.
In the second call between the two since the war began, Xi reiterated China’s willingness to help resolve the situation. China and Russia have grown increasingly closer in recent years, and in February, Putin and Xi signed a wide-ranging strategic partnership aimed at countering US influence, saying they “would have no ‘forbidden’ areas of cooperation.”
On Friday, Russia and China opened a new cross-border bridge in the Far East to boost more trade as Moscow reels from Western sanctions imposed over its actions in Ukraine.