BY A STAFF REPORTER: After a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Moscow, the White House rejected China's claim of a neutral position in the Ukraine war. Earlier, Xi said, "After a long discussion with Putin in Moscow, Beijing has taken a neutral position in the war. Kirby said, "If China wants to play a constructive role, it will use its influence to call on Russia to end the war." "Biden wants to keep the line of communication with China open and will speak to Xi at an appropriate time," Kirby said. "We haven't seen anything that they said, they put forward, which gives us hope that this war is going to end soon," he added. "