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Xi Jinping's Europe Visit Bolsters India's Strategic Position

Xi Jinping’s Europe Visit Bolsters India’s Strategic Position

The context of Xi's visit is burgeoning European desire to consolidate a European geopolitical salience When China’s supreme leader Xi Jinping recently toured Europe, he concluded assorted agreements with France, the more refined of the European Union’s twin hearts, Serbia, a candidate member of the EU, and Hungary, the EU’s perpetual bad boy, often friendlier with Moscow than with Brussels. It was seen as a triumph of Chinese diplomacy, designed to reinforce Europe’s resistance to American pressure to choke off the burgeoning Chinese lead in high-tech and otherwise isolate Beijing.

Netanyahu’s Defiance, Biden’s Dilemma: US Support for Israel Strains Under Unrelenting War

Most observers felt that perhaps the only positive outcome of the ongoing war would be a real sincere effort to achieve the ‘two state solution’, but the consistent denial by Netanyahu to even consider it and the US vetoing the Palestine state’s recognition at the UNSC last week don’t augur well for this prospect in the near future.