Is China Coming to Russia’s Rescue in Ukraine?
LINE BOTTOM LINE: Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang said at an annual parliamentary session in Beijing this week, that China is actively work for advancement relations with Russia “as the world becomes more chaotic”. The announcement comes as Western countries warn China not to provide lethal weapons to Russia to support the war in Ukraine. China denied the arms transfer plan and floated a propose for a political solution. As China-Russia relations strengthen, the world will wonder whether expanded ties will allow Russia, directly or indirectly, to maintain its belligerent military ambitions in Ukraine.
“I think that China, with their peace proposals, — even though a lot of them are dishonest, we know it — they should try because China and Xi Jinping have influence over China. Russia,” he said. Ambassador Joseph DeTrani, one of many experts Code summary participate in discussions about the second year of the conflict Ukraine could bring, and the role of China. “I think Xi can contain Putin significantly,” DeTrani said. “There is an opportunity there, and I think we can use it and we can use it intelligently. But just vilify and treat China as an enemy and go into a New Cold Warwill not solve the problems in Ukraine.”
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