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XI JINPING

Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Apr 5, 2023
The China-U.S. relationship must be fixed
The U.S.-China relationship is the world’s most important bilateral relationship, and fixing it to the extent that it can be fixed, should be a key priority.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Apr 5, 2023
Xi to court Macron, eyeing division between Europe and the U.S.
With U.S.-China relations in a tailspin, Beijing is looking to prevent Europe from joining in, particularly on measures like export controls on key technologies that would hurt growth.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 3, 2023
Xi shifted gears on Japan's claim to Russian-held isles in Putin meet
Xi told Putin in their meetings in Moscow that China 'does not take either side' regarding the territorial row, a source said, ditching a long-held stance of recognizing them as Tokyo's.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Apr 2, 2023
Xi makes it clear to Putin who is really in charge
Chinese President Xi Jinping likely visited Vladimir Putin in Moscow recently to show the West he is in charge.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Mar 30, 2023
China’s soccer experiment was a flop. Now it may be over.
The expensive recruits have gone. Top teams have disappeared with alarming regularity. The national team shows little sign of improvement.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 28, 2023
Putin’s Belarus nuclear move is at odds with China pledge
Russia and China declared that 'all nuclear weapons states should refrain from deploying nuclear weapons abroad” in a joint statement at the end of Xi’s visit to Moscow.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Mar 25, 2023
Biden-Xi call will come later than the U.S. hoped as China ties fray
China’s leaders haven’t responded to U.S. requests to set up the call, which officials had said would take place soon after a meeting of the country’s legislature ended on March 13.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics / ANALYSIS
Mar 22, 2023
Kishida in Kyiv: PM tries to burnish diplomatic chops, but will this translate domestically?
While Kishida was able to contrast himself with Xi and boost his own global profile, the affect the trip will have on his popularity at home remains uncertain.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 22, 2023
After talks with Xi, Putin hails China’s proposals for Ukraine
The Chinese president's three-day visit to Moscow yields few tangible results, though the two leaders did pledge to forge even closer ties.
Japan Times
WORLD / FOCUS
Mar 22, 2023
China's diplomatic offensive lays down new challenge for U.S.
Xi pushed forward positions on Ukraine during two days of talks in Moscow, a week after China announced the restoration of ties between Iran and Saudi Arabia.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Mar 21, 2023
Xi calls Russia ties priority on Moscow trip
'We’ve carefully studied your proposals to resolve the acute crisis in Ukraine,” Putin told Xi in televised comments.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 20, 2023
Xi arrives in Moscow, giving Putin boost amid war in Ukraine
Russian President Vladimir Putin will give a detailed account of his view of the year-old invasion and discuss China’s 12-point proposal for resolving it.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 20, 2023
Putin to welcome Xi to Moscow at critical moment
Xi will be the first world leader to shake Putin's hand since the International Criminal Court issued an arrest warrant for the Russian leader on Friday.
Japan Times
WORLD / ANALYSIS
Mar 18, 2023
Xi, cast as peacemaker, wades into Russia’s war in Ukraine
The Chinese leader is expected to meet in person next week with President Vladimir Putin of Russia, and a call with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy of Ukraine could follow.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Mar 17, 2023
Xi to visit Russia for first time since invasion of Ukraine
The Chinese leader needs to strike a careful balance — projecting an image as a potential neutral mediator, while also managing his close ties to Putin.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 14, 2023
Biden expected to have call with China’s Xi Jinping but no date set
Biden and Xi last spoke in November at the G20 summit in Indonesia, with both men signaling a thaw in icy U.S.-China relations following that meeting.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Mar 13, 2023
Xi could visit Putin and speak to Zelenskyy next week
If Xi's visit to Moscow coincides with a video meeting with Zelenskyy, that could be a big coup for the Ukrainians, who want Beijing to remain neutral.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 13, 2023
China's new premier warns 2023 growth target will be 'no easy task'
Beijing set the economic growth target of 'around 5%' this month, one of the lowest in decades as China emerged from strict 'zero-COVID' rules that dragged on its GDP.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Mar 13, 2023
China's Xi stresses security, calling its military a 'Great Wall of Steel'
Speaking for the first time in his precedent-breaking third term as head of state, Xi called for China to step up its ability to safeguard national security and manage public security.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Mar 11, 2023
Li Qiang appointed Chinese premier as Xi asserts influence
The former Shanghai party chief was named the successor of outgoing premier Li Keqiang at a meeting of the country's rubber-stamp parliament on Saturday.

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