Emmanuel Macron on Friday, April 7, concluded a three-day visit to China, where he accompanied the President of the European Commission, Ursula van der Leyen, and met with Xi Jinping on several occasions.
The French head of state has not visited China since November 2019. For three-and-a-half years, relations between Beijing and the West have been strained, particularly with the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine.
Emmanuel Macron and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday discussed the Russian invasion, which China has not formally condemned. In a speech to the French community in Beijing earlier Wednesday, the French head of state felt China could “Plays a key role” In the resolution of the conflict. According to him, the “conversation” with officials in Beijing “Essential”.
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