Next week chinse president Xi jinping is set to visit Russia IN what appears to be a show of support for Russian president vladimirr putin amid the sharpening global tensions over the war in Ukraine.
Xi’s trip which is expected to span from Monday to wednesday could be a diplomatic opportunity for Putin as western leaders have looked to isolate the Russian President over his invasion of Ukraine,which is now in its 13th month,the war is expected to be the main topic of discussion during xi jinping visit.
China has refused to condemn Russia but has denounced western sansactions and accused nato and the United States of America provoking putin, further straining relationship between the east and west especially as Washington continues to compete with bejing plans to position itself as neutral pacemaker or muscow suppurtor.
Chinese urged Ukraine to have talks with russia:
Chinese foreign minister Qin Gang told his Ukranian counter part Dmytro kuleba that bejing was concerned about the year old conflict spinning out of control and urged talks on political solution with Moscow.
On the Ukraine issue china has always upheld an objective and fair stance on the Ukraine issue,has committed itself to promoting peace and advancing negotiation and calls on the international community to create conditions for peace,and China has its own territorial integrity issues with Taiwan ,which is claims as its own territory to be brought under its control by force if necessary.
Kuleba wrote “I underscored the importance of peace formula for ending the agression and restoring just peace in Ukraine “.
Forensic expert analyzes russian jet interception:
David Notowitz the forensic expert called the crash of the u.s drone by a Russian fighter jet an “accident”following his analysis of the pentagon released video of what it said was a Russian jet dumping fuel in a U.S air force surveillance drone before clipping the drones propeller and leading to its crash in the Black sea.