Ukrainian President, Volodimir Zelenskyassured this Thursday that the Xi Jinping regime could use his political influence on Vladimir Putin to end the Russian invasion of Ukraine and restore peace.
In a message published on his official website, the Ukrainian leader referred to the phone call that lasted more than an hour that he had this Wednesday with Xi Jinpingthe first between the two leaders since the Russian invasion of Ukraine began, the February 24, 2022.
“I spoke with the leader of China. It was a long and quite rational conversation. It is often said that such conversations open up opportunities. Now there is an opportunity to give a new impetus to our relations: Ukraine and ChinaZelensky said.
In your opinion, now there is “the opportunity to use China’s political influence to restore the force of the principles and rules on which peace must be based.””.
“Ukraine and China, as well as the vast majority of the world, are equally interested in the strength of nations’ sovereignty and territorial integrity,” he added.
In your message, Zelensky rejected the “threats with nuclear weapons and the proliferation of nuclear weapons in the world” and said that Ukraine is interested, like China, in ensuring that the situation around the Ukrainian nuclear power plant of Zaporizhzhyanow in Russian hands, is finally “fully secured.”
He also said that “nuclear power facilities are never used for military purposes again, which is exactly the kind of cynical use Russia is trying to make.”.
“It is very important that China shares our vision of the freedom of navigation and commerce. I briefed Xi Jinping on our efforts to restore food exports by sea. And I heard words of support for our Black Sea Grains Initiative and its extension, as well as support for our humanitarian efforts, particularly the program Ukrainian beans”, he stressed.
“Of course, an essential part of the conversation is our views on ways to restore a just peace. I presented the Ukrainian peace formula, its specific points. We agree to continue our communications,” the president announced.
China has raised 12 points to achieve peace that they prioritize the ceasefire, the cessation of the “cold war mentality” and respect for the “legitimate security concerns of countries”which is seen by the West as a nod to the Russian demands for a neutral Ukraine and outside the NATO.
kyiv considers these terms unacceptable, since they do not demand the Russian withdrawal from the occupied territories.
Zelensky, for his part, has devised a 10-point initiative that demands the Russian withdrawal, the restoration of sovereignty and guarantees for the end of the war, among other aspects.
This Thursday, the Chinese regime’s propaganda media stressed that the telephone conversation between President Xi Jinping and his Ukrainian counterpart, Volodimir Zelensky, “demonstrates Beijing’s responsibility” and “its desire to promote a political solution” to the war. “from sincerity”.
According to an editorial in the official newspaper Global Timesthe so-called proves that China, “as a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council and as a responsible great power, it wishes to promote a political solution from sincerity and disinterest”.
”China has stood firmly on the side of peace and dialogue and is always on the right side of history. Both Russia and Ukraine have welcomed our efforts to promote peace, and also the European powers expect us to play a greater role,” the editorial said.
“Even the White House welcomed the callHe said it’s good. This underscores the special value of China’s efforts in such a complex and changing situation. China can communicate directly with all parties involvedseek consensus and receive positive responses”, adds the newspaper.
(With information from EFE)
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