Macron Visits China Amid Tensions Over Ukraine

David Vives
By David Vives
April 5, 2023France

The French president and the head of the European Commission are in China for a three-day visit. Both leaders said they are keen to stress to Chinese leader Xi Jinping that Europe will not accept Beijing providing arms to Russia. But some experts say neither Emmanuel Macron nor Ursula von der Leyen is in a position to influence Beijing’s stand.

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