Chinese President Xi Jinping met with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, at the Kremlin on his arrival in Moscow on Monday, Report informs, citing Xinhua.

Xi stressed that, on the Ukraine issue, voices for peace and rationality are building: “Most countries support easing tensions, stand for peace talks, and are against adding fuel to the fire. A review of history shows that conflicts, in the end, have to be settled through dialogue and negotiation.”

“China released a document on its position on the Ukraine crisis, advocating the political settlement of the crisis and rejecting the Cold War mentality and unilateral sanctions,” said Xi.