Analysts believe Chinese officials will face diplomatic pressure over the Ukraine crisis during future visits to Beijing by Ukraine’s allies. The newspaper writes about it South China Morning Post.
Experts may be urging Western politicians to urge Beijing to move beyond its 12-point peace plan and force Russia to end hostilities.
As Ding Yifan, a senior researcher at the Taihe China Analytical Institute, points out, it is unlikely that Chinese and Western politicians will find mutual understanding. According to him, during the visit, Ukraine’s allies will ask China not to support Russia in its special military operation, and China will emphasize the fact that it promotes peace and encourages negotiations.
Raffaello Pantucci, a senior researcher at the Sinnathambi School of International Studies in Rajaratnam, Singapore, also noted that China is serious in its peace efforts, particularly its 12-point plan. According to him, the aim of Chinese President Xi Jinping is to mediate peace.
Formerly El Pais newspaper knowledgeableThe Chinese leader invited Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez to Beijing. According to the publication, the visit will take place on March 30-31.
According to the South China Morning Post, French President Emmanuel Macron may also visit China in the near future.
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