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Putin Backs Beijing Peace Plan for Ukraine as He Meets with Xi Jinping in China

HeadlineMay 16, 2024

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping are meeting in Beijing as Russia wages a new offensive in northeast Ukraine. Last year, China put out a 12-point peace plan to end the war in Ukraine. Earlier today, Xi said China “hopes for the early return of Europe to peace and stability.” Xi and Putin also signed a joint statement to deepen their partnership on trade, as well as on nuclear and energy cooperation.

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