MADRID (AP) — Chinese language President Xi Jinping has invited Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez to Beijing for a state go to as Xi tries to provoke help for China’s peace proposal for Ukraine.
Spain’s minister for the presidency, Félix Bolaños, confirmed late Wednesday that Sánchez would go to China on March 30-31, citing Xi’s “attainable mediation within the struggle in Ukraine” as a key motive for the go to.
Spain takes over the European Union’s rotating presidency in July, and Sánchez has portrayed his nation on the world stage as a staunch NATO ally of Ukraine.
He plans to carry commercially targeted conferences in the course of the Boao Discussion board for Asia on the Chinese language island of Hainan on March 30 earlier than touring to Beijing to satisfy with Xi on March 31, Sánchez’s workplace stated.
Xi met in Moscow with Russian President Vladimir Putin this week to advertise Beijing’s peace plan for Ukraine, which Western nations have all however dismissed as unviable. Putin stated it might be a foundation for ending the preventing when the West is prepared however added that Ukraine’s Western allies haven’t proven curiosity.
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