Yermak meets with China’s top envoy in Kyiv

Yermak tells Chinese Special Representative about the situation at the front, March 7, 2024
Yermak tells Chinese Special Representative about the situation at the front, March 7, 2024

The head of the President’s Office, Andriy Yermak, has met with China’s Special Representative for Eurasia Li Hui during his visit to Kyiv, Yermak reported via Telegram on March 7.

"Conducted a briefing on the security situation in Ukraine and other current issues for the delegation of the People's Republic of China led by the Special Representative of the Chinese government for Eurasian Affairs, Li Hui," said Yermak.

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According to the message, the Chinese delegation was informed about the battlefield situation, work on the Black Sea grain corridor, POW swaps with Russia, and repatriation of Ukrainian children deported by Russia.

Additionally, the delegation was shown fragments of an intercepted North Korean ballistic missile Russia used against Ukraine.

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“During the meeting, we highlighted incidents of gross violations of the Geneva Convention by the Russian Federation on the treatment of prisoners,” the Ukrainian official added.

“The Chinese side was also informed about Ukraine's efforts to return its citizens illegally detained by Russia and the children who were taken away.”

The officials discussed China's potential contribution to stopping Russia’s illegal deportation of Ukrainian children, exchange of POWs, and the demilitarization and de-occupation of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant.

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On March 6, Li Hui met with Poland’s Deputy Foreign Minister Wladyslaw Bartoszewski. The war in Ukraine was one of the main subjects discussed by the diplomats.

On March 2, Li Hui met in Moscow with Russian Foreign Ministry officials, after which he stated that Russia's war against Ukraine "should be resolved through negotiations."

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