Emmanuel Macron will visit China from April 5 to 8, Elysee announced on Friday.
Friday, March 24 was marked by new strikes and announcements by Westerners in eastern Ukraine. Two days after Chinese President Xi Jinping’s official visit to Moscow ended, Joe Biden assured Beijing that it was not at this stage. “not provided” Arms to Russia. Francinfo takes on this New Day clash.
Fresh bloody attacks in Bakhmout area
There were three people He was killed in a Russian attack against the town of Kostiantynivka, located twenty kilometers west of Bagmouth in eastern Ukraine. A fourth person died in another attack in the southern village of Piloserka. According to an official statement.
“The bodies of three women were pulled from the rubble” From a damaged building in the city, the State Service for Emergency Situations announced in a telegram. The public prosecutor’s office noted that the blast damaged houses, power lines and gas pipelines.
Emmanuel Macron in China in early April
The French President will be on a state visit to China from April 5 to 8. Objective: “to work” With Xi Jinping “In the sense of returning to peace” In Ukraine “This is in accordance with international law.”, declared Elysee. He will be accompanied by the President of the European Commission, Ursula van der Leyen.
Joe Biden has said that China has not supplied weapons to Russia
This is one of the fears expressed by Westerners. At this point, Joe Biden from Ottawa (Canada) confirmed that China “not provided” Arms to Russia. “That doesn’t mean they won’t, but they haven’t done it yet.” said the President of the United States. “I don’t take China lightly, I don’t take Russia lightly”He added, and they consider that the information that declares rapprochement may exist “exaggerated”.
Washington opens door to border talks
Is it possible to negotiate on the border with Ukraine? Anthony Blinken, the head of US diplomacy, has opened the door to possible negotiations on Ukraine’s borders. However, he reiterated that it was up to the Ukrainians to decide. Any peace with Russia must “Fair and Standard”That means respecting Ukraine’s independence and territorial integrity, he insisted before a parliamentary committee in Washington.
UN accuses Kiev and Moscow of ‘summary executions’ of POWs
The UN has issued a warning. The United Nations has accused Ukrainian and Russian forces of carrying out summary executions of dozens of prisoners of war since the Russian invasion began.
“We are deeply concerned about the summary execution of 25 Russian prisoners of war and combatants” as well as “15 Ukrainian prisoners of war”, said Matilda Bogner, head of the UN human rights monitoring mission in Ukraine.
An initiative for kidnapped Ukrainian children
The European Union is to hold a conference to find and repatriate children abducted by Russia in Ukraine. “NoWe want to apply international pressure so that all measures are taken to find these children.European Commission President Ursula van der Leyen said.
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