Contents tagged with Xi Jinping

  • Zelensky: Xi Jinping assures China won’t supply weapons to Russia

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky stated that Chinese President Xi Jinping has promised not to supply weapons to Russia. "I spoke with the head of China over the phone. He said that he would not sell weapons to Russia. We'll see. If he is an honourable person, he will not. Because he gave me his word," Zelensky said, during a joint press conference with U.S. President Joe Biden at the G7 summit in Italy.

    During the press conference, Volodymyr Zelensky called the security agreement reached …

  • Putin and Xi cement strategic alliance amid rising tensions with US

    Russian and Chinese leaders have reaffirmed their shared strategic interests and criticized what they see as the global dominance of the United States. During talks on Thursday, 16 May, the two sides agreed to expand political and economic cooperation.

    Putin is currently on a two-day state visit to China. This marks his first overseas trip since his inauguration for a fifth term as Russia's president. At the outset of his visit, Putin emphasised the "unprecedentedly high level of strategic …

  • Zelensky invites Xi Jinping to visit Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has sent an official invitation to Chinese leader Xi Jinping, who last week made a three-day visit to the Russian Federation and met with Vladimir Putin.

    "We are ready to see Xi Jinping. I want to talk to him," Zelensky said in an interview with Associated Press.

    The Ukrainian President said that before the beginning of the full-scale war, he was in contact with the President of the People's Republic of China, but there have been no contacts since the …

  • Putin confirms Xi Jinping will visit Russia

    Russian president Vladimir Putin confirmed the information that Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Moscow.

    Putin said that during the visit he would like to show Xi Jinping the Moscow subway.

    "We will meet with the head of the People's Republic of China. If the program allows, we will gladly show the Big Circle Line of the Moscow Metro to our guests. In any case, it seems to me that we will be able to show it to the delegation," Putin said.

    According to TASS, on February 22, Putin at a …

  • Putin urges China to abandon SWIFT

    It is necessary to create an independent financial infrastructure to ensure trade operations between Russia and China, said Russian President Vladimir Putin during an online meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

    This should be a payment system that could not be influenced by other countries, said Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov, adding that this issue is "really being discussed."

    According to Ushakov, Putin and Xi Jinping also discussed the increase in the share of national …

  • Putin: Russia's ties with China are free from external influence

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Moscow and Beijing have strong ties, which are free from external influence, reports RIA Novosti news agency.

    During a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the BRICS Summit, Putin said that "the ties between Russia and China are strong and stable, they are not influenced from outside and have a very good potential for development."

    According to Putin, Russia and China have a relationship based on friendship, mutual respect, and coordination …