Putin appears in Mariupol, Crimea Xi Jinping urges Moscow to negotiate peace with Ukraine
Putin appears in Mariupol, Crimea – On March 19, AFP reported that Russian President Vladimir Putin visited Mariupol the capital of the Donetsk region of the Donbas Administrative Region of eastern Ukraine
The region was occupied by the Russian army. After the new Russian leader finished a mission in the Crimea region to celebrate 9 years since the Ukrainian region was annexed as part of Russia
The report says that President Putin’s visit to Mariupol It was a visit to the Don Bas Administrative Region. (Donetsk and Luhansk regions) for the first time since the Russian leader sent an army to invade Ukraine on February 24, 2022, which was done by President Putin He claims it is a special military operation to protect the Russians and purge Nazism from the Ukraine.
Russian officials have said that Putin traveled from the Crimea region to Mariupol by helicopter and then visited the nearby city by car. Talk to the residents of Mariupol and check the construction progress report to restore the city destroyed by the Russian army.
The trip to the Crimea region during the nine-year anniversary was a surprise for many parties. because there is no pre-scheduled disclosure Amidst the refusal by the Ukraine and the West to annex the region,
On the same day, President Xi Jinping, the leader of China. visit to moscow Meeting with President Putin to find a solution to the war in Ukraine
after President Xi was elected to a third term as president And recently he successfully played a role as a mediator between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
In addition, President Xi is also watched by many of the world community by Chinese leaders who play the role “Not a creator, but a solver” Can also call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
Amidst Western doubts about China’s closeness to Russia. Others say China could take advantage of its proximity to major trading partner Russia and Ukraine to cement bilateral ties to find a way out of the ongoing war.