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China’s top legislator to visit Russia next week

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China’s top legislator to visit Russia next week
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Sunday, September 4, 2022
China’s top legislator to visit Russia next week

China’s top legislator Li Zhanshu will visit Russia next week, state media has reported, becoming the highest-ranking Communist Party politician to travel to the country since Moscow’s attack on Ukraine.

Li, who ranks third in the Chinese government hierarchy, will pay official visits to Russia, Mongolia, Nepal and South Korea from Wednesday until September 17, according to the official Xinhua news agency.

He will attend the Eastern Economic Forum due to be held over four days from Monday in Russia’s far eastern city of Vladivostok, Xinhua reported.
Germany to provide more aid for displaced Ukrainians

Germany will provide Ukraine with an additional $199 million to fund aid programmes for those internally displaced as a result of Russia’s offensive, Development Minister Svenja Schulze has told Funke Media group.

Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal will visit Berlin on
Monday where he will meet German Chancellor Olaf Scholz.

“I will speak to Prime Minister Shmyhal about how we can
continue to support the Ukrainian government in caring for the
displaced people,” Schulze said. “The money is intended to help the displaced people in
Ukraine to continue to be able to provide for themselves with
the essentials.”

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Source: TRTWorld and agencies


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