The reason why China started shaking “I want a ceasefire in the Ukraine war soon.” Xi Jinping, who met Putin on a surprise visit, has a hidden goal behind the arbitration offer (1/5) | JBpress (JBpress)

Xi Jinping, who met Putin on a surprise visit, has an ulterior motive behind the arbitration offer

The face of President Xi Jinping during the official summit with Russia in the Kremlin on March 21 (Photo: Reuters / Aflo)

(Author/journalist: Yoichiro Aonuma)

On March 21, when Prime Minister Fumio Kishida visited Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, and met with President Zelensky, Chinese President Xi Jinping met with President Putin in Moscow, Russia.

On February 24, the milestone year since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, China issued an arbitration proposal calling for a “ceasefire” and “direct dialogue,” and in a joint statement, the Russian side supported this arbitration proposal. is active. seeing that he played an arbitral role, as shown by his evaluation.

Why did China start arbitration at this time?

The talks come after China brokered the normalization of diplomatic relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia in early March. By strengthening his influence in the Middle East, which is supposed to be the sphere of influence of the United States, and by acting as a mediator in the invasion of Ukraine, he seems to be aiming to increase his dominance of the international order to surpass one of the United States.

But a year after the invasion of Ukraine, is that the only reason China has started arbitration?

A view of the reception welcoming President Xi Jinping during his visit to Moscow on March 21. President Putin and President Xi Jinping toast (Photo: Reuters / Aflo)


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.