Putin Says Xi Raised Concerns on Ukraine War

Russian President Vladimir Putin said he sought to address Beijing’s concerns Thursday about the Ukraine war in his first meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping since the start of the conflict, which has recently brought major battlefield setbacks for Moscow.

Mr. Putin told his Chinese counterpart that Moscow highly values what he called Beijing’s balanced position regarding the Ukraine crisis. He added that the Kremlin would clarify its position on Ukraine, without explaining further.

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