French President Emmanuel Macron contacted his US counterpart Joe Biden by phone before his visit to China. The two leaders agreed to increase ties with China for an early end to the ongoing war in Ukraine.
According to a statement issued by the French presidential office, Elysee Palace, the two leaders expressed their agreement to contact China for an early end to the ongoing war in Ukraine and the establishment of lasting peace in the region.
According to the statement, Macron and Biden expressed hope that China will play its role in the efforts of solidarity between the countries of the global North and South and in the protection of the environment and biodiversity.
It should be noted that the French President will arrive in China on Wednesday on a three-day visit.
According to the Chinese Foreign Ministry, Chinese President Xi Jinping will discuss bilateral relations in his meeting with the French President.