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Putin tells Xi Jinping: Will discuss China's peace proposals for Ukraine

The trip to Moscow marks Xi's most ambitious attempt yet to play the role of peacemaker as he seeks to broker an end to Russia's war in Ukraine

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Xi’s ‘journey of peace’: Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping attend a meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow PHOTO: REUTERS

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Vladimir Putin said Russia is ready to discuss China’s initiative for ending the conflict in Ukraine, welcoming Chinese President Xi Jinping for a three-day visit that underlines Beijing’s support for Moscow. 

“We’ve carefully studied your proposals to resolve the acute crisis in Ukraine,” Putin told Xi in televised comments at the start of their one-on-one talks in the Kremlin Monday. “We’ll discuss all these issues, including your initiative, which we of course view with respect.”

The trip to Moscow marks Xi’s most ambitious attempt yet to play the role of peacemaker as he seeks to broker an end to Russia’s

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First Published: Mar 20 2023 | 11:00 PM IST

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