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China tells Ukraine ‘everyone must create conditions’ for peace as Russia continues bombing

China’s special envoy Li Hui held a meeting in Kiev on Wednesday with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyi, whom he noted that “all sides must create the conditions to end the war” and “start peace talks.” Meanwhile, Russia launched a new wave of missiles at several Ukrainian cities tonight. Li is the most senior Chinese official to visit Ukraine since the invasion began.

“China is ready to create the highest possible common denominator among the international community to resolve the Ukraine crisis and will try to restore peace as soon as possible,” the ambassador said. Li, the Chinese government’s special representative for Eurasian affairs, will visit Ukraine, Poland, France, Germany and Russia this week to, Beijing says, “communicate with all parties on a political solution to the ‘Ukraine ‘crisis’.”

“There is no magic formula to solve the crisis. “All sides should start from themselves, convey trust and create conditions to end the conflict and start peace talks,” Lee said. The ambassador assured the meeting, which was also attended by Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba, that Ukraine and China should “work together with mutual respect and sincerity” and “continue to move towards beneficial cooperation”.

In turn, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry noted in a statement that Kuleba told Lee during the meeting that Ukraine would not accept a peace plan that included the loss of its territory. At the meeting, the parties also discussed bilateral relations between Ukraine and China, as well as ways to stop Russian aggression, according to Ukraine’s statement.

Kuleba briefed Lee “in detail” on the principles for “restoring a stable and just peace based on respect for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity” and stressed that “Ukraine does not accept any proposal that involves the loss or loss of its territories.” Freezing the conflict”.

The minister emphasized the importance of China’s participation in the “peace formula” presented by Zelensky, as well as in the initiative to create a grain corridor in the Black Sea and as a guarantor of nuclear security. According to the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, after Kiev, the representative of China in Eurasian affairs will visit Berlin, Paris and Warsaw and will leave for Moscow at the end of the month.

Russian attacks

Meanwhile, a report released by the Ukrainian Air Force this Thursday said that Russia launched a total of 30 different types of missiles against different regions of Ukraine last night, of which air defenses shot down 29.

“From 9:00 p.m. on May 17 to 5:30 a.m. on May 18, the Russian occupiers fired several waves of rockets from different directions,” the note said, adding that the missiles were cruise and launched from land, sea and air.

The military administration in Kyiv earlier reported the destruction of all rockets and reconnaissance aircraft launched at dawn against the capital, where multiple explosions were heard again last night.

On the other hand, the Odesa Oblast Military Administration reported the death of a civilian during an attack by Russian multiple rockets against the Ukrainian province on the Black Sea coast, while missiles also hit the southern province of Mykolaiv, causing a fire. Private infrastructure.

Among the devices downed by Ukrainian forces last night were also “two Shahid-136/131 attack drones and two tactical-operational reconnaissance aircraft,” according to the air force.

Source: El Diario





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