Today, China Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Wang Wenbin presided over a regular press conference. A reporter asked that the Ukrainian foreign minister recently praised China’s role as a mediator. Previously, with the participation of China, an agreement was reached on transporting grain via the Black Sea. Can you tell us more about the role played by China?
“With regard to the agreement you mentioned on the export of grain from the Black Sea, we have already expressed China’s active support.” Wang Wenbin said, I would also like to take this opportunity to introduce to you the visit of Li Hui, the special representative of the Chinese government for Eurasian affairs, to Ukraine. , China has just issued a relevant press release today.
Wang Wenbin introduced that during Li Hui’s special representative’s visit to Ukraine, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky met with Li Hui. Heads of the Ministry of National Defense and other relevant departments met, and the two sides exchanged views on issues such as the political settlement of the Ukrainian crisis and China-Ukraine relations.
The two sides agreed that the phone call between President Xi Jinping and President Zelensky not long ago pointed out the direction for the development of China-Uzbekistan relations. The two countries should work together to continue the tradition of mutual respect and sincerity between the two sides, and continue to move forward the mutually beneficial cooperation between the two countries. advance.
Li Hui expounded China’s position on the political solution to the Ukrainian crisis, saying that the “Four Shoulds”, “Four Commons” and “Three Points of Thinking” put forward by President Xi Jinping are the fundamental principles for China’s political solution to the Ukrainian crisis. There is no panacea to resolve the crisis. All parties need to start from themselves, accumulate mutual trust, and create conditions for ending the war and peace talks. On the basis of the document “China’s Position on the Political Solution to the Ukrainian Crisis”, China is willing to promote the international community to form the greatest common denominator for resolving the Ukrainian crisis, and make its own efforts to stop the war, cease fire and restore peace as soon as possible. China has been playing a constructive role in easing the humanitarian situation in Uzbekistan in its own way, and will continue to provide Uzbekistan with assistance within its capacity.
The Uzbekistan side expressed its pleasure to receive Special Representative Li Hui’s visit to Uzbekistan shortly after the Uzbek and Chinese heads of state had a phone call. Uzbekistan attaches great importance to China’s important role in international affairs as a permanent member of the UN Security Council. We welcome China to play an active role in ending the war and restoring peace. Uzbekistan always adheres to the one-China principle and is willing to work together with China to promote Uzbekistan-China relations for new and greater development.