Posted: 02.06.2022 15:13:00

China urges to stop fuelling conflict in Ukraine

As stated by the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman, Zhao Lijian, the country is against the policy of the United States and Western states aimed at escalation of the Ukrainian conflict – considering it necessary to stop increasing pressure on Russia through sanctions, TASS reports


Mr. Lijan addressed America and the West during a briefing, saying, “As for the situation in Ukraine, China insists that the United States and other Western countries stop fuelling the fire and stop increasing unilateral sanctions [against Russia].”

The Chinese diplomat explained that Beijing ‘uses various channels’ to maintain contacts with all interested parties. "We call for a ceasefire and end of hostilities,” he stressed.