Japan’s Prime Minister Offers Ukraine Support As China’s Xi Backs Russia

From an AP story by Karl Ritter headlined “Japan’s PM offers Ukraine support as China’s Xi backs Russia”:

Prime Minister Fumio Kishida made a surprise visit Tuesday to Kyiv, engaging in dueling diplomacy with Asian rival President Xi Jinping of China, who met in Moscow with Russian President Vladimir Putin to promote Beijing’s peace proposal for Ukraine that Western nations have all but dismissed as a non-starter.