Beijing, 23 February 2022 (TDI): China’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman namely Hua Chunying announced the rejection of unilateral sanctions of the United States against Russia and emphasized China’s commitment to resolving tensions with Ukraine via diplomacy and consultation.

It is pertinent to mention that the West, Japan, and Australia have imposed the sanctions on Russia for sending soldiers into separatist areas of eastern Ukraine. Further it also has been expected that more sanctions may be imposed if Russia intends to launch an all-out invasion of its neighbor.

United States, European Union, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, and Japan have revealed the preparations to target banks and affluent individuals of Russia, while Germany has postponed a major gas pipeline project from Russia. It has been said that it is one of Europe’s biggest security crises in decades.

China’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson said that sanctions have never been an apposite and effective way to address the conflicts. China has consistently opposed the unilateral imposition of sanctions.

Hua explicated China’s narrative on the perspective of Russia and Ukraine conflict that Beijing always has recommended communication and discussions for the neutralization of situation.

But on contrary, she arose the questions that what role does the United States play in the escalating tensions between Ukraine and Russia? What did they do? It is irresponsible and unethical to accuse others of ineffective firefighting while adding fuel to fire.

She told that consistent delivery of weapons by America to Ukraine has merely deteriorated the situation, in contrast to China’s appeal for nations and relevant parties to resolve the issues with diplomatic efforts.

China advocates all parties to respect and pay regard to each other’s legitimate concerns, settle the situation via discussions, and jointly preserve regional peace and stability.