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China's leader to visit several European countries in May - Media

China's leader to visit several European countries in May - Media Photo: Chinese leader Xi Jinping (Getty Images)

At the beginning of May, President Xi Jinping of China will visit several European countries, including France, Serbia, and Hungary, reports Szabad Europa.

It is expected that the leader of the People's Republic of China will arrive in France on May 5 for a two-day visit.

After France, Xi Jinping will visit Belgrade. The visit to Serbia was announced by Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić at the end of February, but at that time, he did not specify the exact date. According to the source, after Belgrade, the Chinese president will travel to Budapest.

Two independent sources confirmed the visit of the Chinese president to Budapest.

China's position on the war in Ukraine

As previously mentioned, China has bolstered its support for Russia, providing geospatial intelligence to assist Moscow in its war against Ukraine.

At the same time, the United States has cautioned Chinese companies about "significant consequences" for aiding Russia.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has also stated that China plays a significant role in the world, hence Ukraine wants this country to be involved in the peace formula.

Beijing has not yet agreed, but Chinese authorities have not criticized the Ukrainian formula.