Ukraine war hijacks China-European Union summit
Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine hijacked the 23rd China-European Union summit last Friday, exposing deep divisions that marked a further deterioration in relations.
The first summit since September 2020, it was a video conference event with two parts. In the first, Premier Li Keqiang talked for two hours with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, European Council President Charles Michel and the EU's top diplomat Josep Borrell. They discussed trade disputes, climate change and human rights.
In the second, the same three talked for one hour with President Xi Jinping about Ukraine. ...