People gather in Prague, the Czech Republic, for a concert in solidarity with Ukraine on April 3. Photo: EPA-EFE
People gather in Prague, the Czech Republic, for a concert in solidarity with Ukraine on April 3. Photo: EPA-EFE
Ukraine war

Chinese diplomats head to eastern Europe as suspicions grow over Russia ties

  • Beijing’s unwillingness to condemn Moscow over its invasion of Ukraine has added to long-held concerns about China among former soviet states, analyst says
  • Delegation will also be trying to revive the ‘17+1’ platform after Lithuania’s departure but ‘it won’t be an easy task’

People gather in Prague, the Czech Republic, for a concert in solidarity with Ukraine on April 3. Photo: EPA-EFE
People gather in Prague, the Czech Republic, for a concert in solidarity with Ukraine on April 3. Photo: EPA-EFE
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