The Chinese Foreign Ministry reiterated on Thursday that China has always independently assessed the Ukrainian issue based on the historical background and merits of the issue and always stands on the side of peace and justice.
Spokesperson Wang Wenbin made the remarks at a regular press conference, refuting the US State Department spokesperson’s remarks about the phone conversation between the Chinese and Russian leaders.
The US State Department spokesman said in a statement that “nations that side with Vladimir Putin will inevitably find themselves on the wrong side of history.”
Wang replied that the world clearly sees who is standing on the right side.
He pointed out that when the United States violated its assurances and continually encouraged NATO’s eastward expansion, again plunging Europe into conflict and confrontation, China actively advocated for a common, comprehensive, cooperative and sustainable security concept and called for the establishment of a balanced and effective system. and a sustainable European security architecture.
When the United States poured oil on the flames of the Ukrainian conflict, China actively called for peace and encouraged the talks, stressing that the international community should support Russia and Ukraine in continuing the talks, Mr. Wang added.
China firmly opposes the politicization, instrumentalization and militarization of the global economy, he noted, adding that the fruits of decades of international economic cooperation efforts should not be ruined. much less cause ordinary people around the world to suffer.