Beijing says protracted Ukraine war ‘more profitable for US traders’

Beijing said that the longer the war in Ukraine lasted, the more beneficial it would be for American traders - Photo 1.

Ukrainian soldiers in a previous reception of Javelin missiles from the US – Photo: AFP

Speaking at a regular press conference, in response to a question about UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ recent visit to Russia and Ukraine, Zhao Lijian, a spokesman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry, stated: We welcome Mr. Guterres’ mediation efforts to defuse tensions between Russia and Ukraine.

China always supports Russia and Ukraine to overcome difficulties and continue negotiations, and welcomes all efforts of the international community to promote peace talks.

According to Mr. Trieu Lap Kien, the conflict between Russia and Ukraine has lasted for more than 2 months, causing “widespread effects, with the extent becoming more and more obvious and worrying”. He said this conflict and sanctions against Russia have caused energy prices in the eurozone to increase by 44.7% year-on-year.

In parallel with inflation is increasing, these effects make people more and more affected, while “in the opposite direction, American arms dealers, grain traders and American traders make a lot of money. “.

The Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman also affirmed that Beijing is willing to work with other countries to resolve the current tensions between Russia and Ukraine.

On April 26, a spokesman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry, Wang Wenbin, also stated that the Beijing government supports resolving the conflict in Ukraine through diplomacy and does not want World War III to happen.

In response to a question from the press, Mr. Uong Van Bin said: “No one wants to see World War III… We need to support the promotion of peace talks (between Russia and Ukraine).”

According to Mr. Uong, the armed conflict in Ukraine should not be prolonged. He emphasized the need to prevent the negative consequences that could cause the effects of the Ukraine conflict to spread to the whole world.

“We hope all relevant parties will show equality and prevent escalation,” the Chinese foreign ministry spokesman concluded.

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