Beijing – President Xi Jinping of China is going to visit Russia next week from Monday to Wednesday, where he will meet his counterpart, President Vladimir Putin. reports AP.
The visit is an apparent show of support for Russia amid sharpening East-West tensions over the war in Ukraine,
Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine is expected to dominate Putin and Xi’s discussions.
AP reports that China has refused to condemn Moscow’s aggression and sought to project itself as neutral in the conflict even while Beijing declared last year that it had a “no-limits” friendship with Russia.
The meeting between the leaders was announced by both countries on Friday.