Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang.


[Compiled Zhang Peiyuan/Comprehensive Report] On the eve of the upcoming meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba had a telephone conversation on the 16th to promote Russia-Ukraine peace talks. They also exchanged views on Beijing's earlier 12-point position on resolving the Ukraine crisis.

Kuleba wrote on Twitter that he and Qin Gang discussed the "importance of the principle of territorial integrity" during the phone call, and emphasized that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's peace plan is important in ending Russian aggression and restoring Uzbekistan. The importance of justice and peace; in addition, the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that Kuleba thanked China for its humanitarian assistance, and hoped to maintain communication with China on the 12-point position to promote the ceasefire and cessation of war.

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As for Qin Gang, he said on the hotline that China will continue to play a constructive role in ceasefire, cessation of war, easing of crisis, and restoration of peace... He calls on all parties to resume peace talks as soon as possible and push for a return to the track of political settlement... "I hope Ukraine and Russia will contribute to dialogue and negotiations Keep hope and don't close the door to a political solution, no matter how difficult and challenging it may be."

On the first anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on the 24th of last month, China issued a 12-point position on a political solution to the Ukrainian crisis, calling for ceasefire and peace talks, resolving humanitarian crises, maintaining nuclear security, and reducing strategic risks. Ugly U.S. and NATO.

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Kuleba.