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Chinese Defense Minister Li Shangfu is on an official visit to Russia and Belarus, where he will meet with the military leadership of the countries. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Defense of China.
The visit is organized at the invitation of Russian Defense Minister Shoigu and Belarusian Defense Minister Viktor Hryenin. A high-ranking Chinese official will be there from August 14 to 19.
Yes, Li Shanfu will go to Russia to participate in the 11th Moscow Conference on International Security. There, the head of the Chinese Defense Ministry plans to speak and hold a meeting with the leadership of the Russian Federation and other defense departments.
During his visit to Belarus, Shangfu is scheduled to hold meetings and negotiations with the Belarusian state and military leadership, as well as a visit to Belarusian military units.
As BAGNET reported, in August, China took part in a summit in Saudi Arabia, where they discussed the "peace formula" without Russia. for Ukraine.
After the participation of the People's Republic of China in a meeting in Saudi Arabia regarding the Ukrainian “peace formula” the Minister of Foreign Affairs of China Wang Yi had a telephone conversation with the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov. Regarding Ukraine, he stated that China will maintain an “independent and impartial position” and plans to actively advocate for peace negotiations and a political solution.
Prepared by Serhiy Daga