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China Says Envoy Held Talks on Ukraine War in Middle East

File image of China’s special envoy for Eurasian Affairs Li Hui. June 2, 2023. Jade Gao / AFP)

China’s Eurasia envoy has wrapped up a third round of shuttle diplomacy over the war in Ukraine, Beijing said Friday, as it seeks to position itself as a mediator in the conflict.

China, which claims to be a neutral party in Ukraine, has never condemned Russia’s invasion, while the United States has said Moscow would struggle to sustain its war without Beijing’s support.

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