Beijing calls on parties to conflict in Ukraine to cease fire and start negotiations

China called on the parties to the conflict in Ukraine to immediately cease fire and start peace talks with the participation of Russia, Washington and its allies.

China’s ambassador to Washington, Qin Gang, told a security forum on Wednesday that peace talks “should involve all relevant parties, including Russia, the United States and their allies.”

He called for “the search for a constructive solution in accordance with principles that would allay the legitimate concerns of all parties.”

He stressed that Beijing “calls for respect for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of all countries, respect for the UN Charter, and take seriously the legitimate security interests of all countries.”

Source: agencies

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