U.S. Ambassador to China Nicholas Burns urged the country's leadership to "make the right choice" on the issue of the war in Ukraine and push Russia to stop aggression.

It informs CNN.

Burns, during an event organized by the non-governmental organization "US Global Leadership Coalition", said that Ukraine must restore its sovereignty and territorial integrity and China can contribute to this.

"We very much hope that they will make the right choice, but the right choice for China is to force Russia to abide by international law, withdraw its troops and restore Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity," the U.S. ambassador said.

In addition, the diplomat said that the world expects such actions from China, although it is impossible to predict how Beijing will behave.

"But that's what we're obviously standing for, and they know our position," Burns added.

We will remind, earlier it was reported that China reacted to the blowing up of the dam of the Kakhovka HPP, which was carried out by the Russian invaders on June 6.

In addition, we previously reported that Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov said that China could become an intermediary in negotiations between Russia and Ukraine on the war if Beijing forces the Kremlin to withdraw troops from the occupied territories.

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