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EU’s von der Leyen welcomes Xi’s willingness to speak with Ukraine’s Zelensky

Xi tells Biden China 'will not sit idly by' on tech restrictions: state media
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European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen said Thursday she welcomed Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s stated willingness to hold talks with Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky.

“It was interesting to hear that President Xi reiterated his willingness to speak when conditions and time are right. I think this is a positive element,” she told a press conference in Beijing following talks with the Chinese leader.

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