Xi to talk to Zelensky and meet Putin next week

SINGAPORE — Chinese leader Xi Jinping plans to meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky for the first time since the start of the war in Ukraine, likely after he visits Moscow next week to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to reports. people close to the file. Meetings with Messrs. Putin and Zelensky, the latter … Read more

China’s Xi wants bigger global role after Saudi-Iran deal

BEJIING (AP) — President Xi Jinping on Monday called on China to play a bigger role in managing world affairs after Beijing pulled off a diplomatic coup as host of talks that yielded an agreement between Saudi Arabia and Iran to reopen diplomatic relations. Xi gave no details of the ruling Communist Party’s plans in … Read more