April 26, China Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin held a regular press conference. Asked by reporters, the United States recently imposed large-scale sanctions against Russia, expelled 10 Russian diplomats, some European countries have also expelled a number of Russian diplomats, Russia has taken the necessary measures to respond.
President Putin recently stressed in his State of the Union address that the provocatives against Russia will surely regret their actions, Russia’s red line should not be trampled on, what is China’s assessment of this?
Wang said China has always advocated that countries properly resolve their differences through consultations on an equal footing on the basis of mutual respect.
We oppose the use of unilateral sanctions or the threat of sanctions, which are a form of power, bullying, unpopularity and increasing resistance and opposition.
Wang Wenbin pointed out that the current global outbreak of new coronary pneumonia is still very serious, in the face of the common difficulties facing mankind, the international community should work together to overcome difficulties, work together to meet new threats and challenges, and jointly contribute to the early recovery of the global economy and promote international peace and security.
China and Russia are a comprehensive strategic partnership of cooperation in the new era, and the two sides will continue to understand and support each other in safeguarding their autonomy, security and development interests.