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Xi Calls on World Powers to Help Russia, Ukraine ‘Resume Direct Dialogue’

A man watches a large screen showing news coverage of China's President Xi Jinping meeting Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban in Beijing on July 8, 2024. Pedro Pardo / AFP

By James Edgar

Chinese President Xi Jinping told Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Monday that world powers should help Russia and Ukraine re-start direct negotiations during a visit to Beijing branded a “peace mission” by the European leader.

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