In a dispute over President Vladimir Putin’s move to recognize the independence of Ukraine’s two separatist regions, China, a close ally of Russia, on Tuesday called for restraint while maintaining diplomatic silence over Moscow’s latest actions that have sparked global tensions. Extended.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi emphasized “China’s consistent position on the Ukraine issue. The legitimate security concerns of any country must be respected, and the purposes and principles of the United Nations Charter must be upheld”. Said it.
“What has happened on the Ukraine issue has a lot to do with the long delay in the effective implementation of the Minsk II agreements”, he said, referring to the protocols signed in 2014 and 2015, in which foreign armed formations including NATO, equipment and was rejected. mercenaries
“China will continue to engage all parties according to the merits of the case. The situation in Ukraine is deteriorating”, Wang said, referring to Putin’s latest decree.
“China once again called on all sides to exercise restraint, appreciate the importance of implementing the principle of indivisible security and de-escalate the situation and resolve differences through dialogue and dialogue”, he said in the two separatist regions. Said without Putin’s decree of independence. (PTI)