China is concerned about the escalation of the Ukraine crisis, the head of diplomacy said

China is concerned about the escalation of the Ukraine crisis, the head of diplomacy said

China is concerned about the escalation of the Ukrainian crisis, said šé f diplomacy

Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Kang delivers a speech in Beijing on February 21, 2023.

Beijing – Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Kang addresses a security conference in He called on Western countries to “stop fueling” the war in Ukraine and expressed Beijing's concern about the escalation of the Ukraine crisis. Kyódó agency informed about it.

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“We will continue to agitate for peace negotiations, provide Chinese wisdom for a political solution to the Ukraine crisis, and work with the international community to promote dialogue to address the concerns of all parties and seek common security,” Qin said.

China has not condemned the unprovoked Russian invasion of Ukraine and de facto rejects any international sanctions except for those approved by the United Nations (UN).

“China is deeply concerned about the escalation of the situation and the possibility that it will get out of control. (Chinese) President Xi Jinping has put forward proposals that have played a responsible and constructive role in mitigating the situation and crisis,” the Chinese minister said, without providing any details or evidence.

“We call on certain countries to immediately stop fanning the flames, stop blaming China and stop repeating: Ukraine today, Taiwan tomorrow,” Qin also said.

China considers Taiwan part of it and threatens him by military intervention in the event that he declares independence. However, Taiwan has been de facto independent since 1949, has its own government and a democratic establishment.

“We are against any form of hegemony and against any foreign interference in China's affairs,” Chin stressed.

< p>US Secretary of State Antony Blinken expressed concern on Sunday that Beijing is considering providing Russia with military equipment to fight in Ukraine, including weapons and ammunition. China denied his claims.

TASS reported today that high-ranking Chinese diplomat Wang Yi will arrive in Moscow this afternoon to discuss Beijing's role in settling the conflict in Ukraine, although the Russian daily Kommersant reported that Wang to He arrived in Moscow already on Monday. According to the TASS agency, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that “it is not excluded” that Wang will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin.