China will support Europe’s initiatives on Ukraine, which proceed from the root causes of the crisis. This was announced on Wednesday, May 24, by the Special Representative of the PRC Government for Eurasian Affairs, former Chinese Ambassador to Russia Li Hui at a meeting with State Secretary of the German Foreign Ministry Andreas Michaelis in Berlin.
“China supports European countries to start from the root causes of the crisis, to find a way that would put in order both the primary and the secondary, and to strive for long-term stability on the European continent,” he said. .
The diplomat also recalled that China intends to consistently and clearly maintain its position on the Ukrainian issue – to promote peace negotiations and a political settlement.
“As Chinese President Xi Jinping noted, there is no panacea for overcoming the crisis, all parties need to start with themselves and create favorable conditions for the resumption of peace negotiations by building mutual trust,” Li Hui said. Eastern calculation: China sent a representative to Russia and Ukraine What is behind Beijing’s peace plan and is there a chance for its implementation
On May 22, it became known that Li Hui would visit Russia this week. The tour started on May 15th.
Earlier, on May 18, at a meeting of the UN Security Council, Deputy Permanent Representative of China to the organization Geng Shuang said that the continuous supply of weapons to the Ukrainian conflict zone only delays the peaceful settlement of the situation and contributes to its escalation.
On the same day, during negotiations with the Ukrainian authorities, Li Hui explained to Kyiv Beijing’s position on the Ukrainian crisis. He stated that there is no panacea to solve the problem. Mr. Li added that China is ready to assist the international community and make its own efforts to restore peace as soon as possible.Share: