NATO countries are investigating this incident, which has aggravated tension between Western countries and Moscow, whom Ukrainian President Volodimir Zelensky told has pointed out as guilty
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The Chinese regime, which has been an ally of Russia, called on all parties to “remain calm” “the parties involved” after missiles hit the Polish town of Przewodów, near the Ukrainian border, on Tuesday, killing two farmers.
“At the current juncture, restraint must be exercised to avoid an escalation of the situation,” said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Mao Ning, quoted in local media.
“We have seen the information. In the current situation, all relevant parties must remain calm and restrained to avoid a worsening of the situation,” Mao added.
He also stressed that “China's position on the matter in Ukraine is clear and consistent” and has advocated “dialogue and negotiation to resolve the crisis peacefully”, according to the news portal China News.
Since it occurred on the territory of one of the Alliance countries, NATO is investigating this incident, which has aggravated tensions between Western countries and Russia, whom Ukrainian President Volodimir Zelensky has blamed in recent hours.
Regarding the conflict in Ukraine, China's position “is consistent and clear,” explained Mao, who reiterated that his country calls for “dialogue and negotiations” to resolve it “peacefully.”
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Before the incident in Ukraine, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on the sidelines on Tuesday. of the G20 summit in Bali, Indonesia.
Wang expressed China's willingness to “deepen pragmatic cooperation with Russia ” and promote “a multipolar world” and the “democratization of international relations”.
For his part, the Russian diplomat reiterated Moscow's desire to maintain “the comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination between Russia and China” and to “further consolidate the good moment of exchanges between the two countries.”
Since the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine last February, China has maintained an ambiguous stance, calling for dialogue and an end to hostilities, while demanding respect “to the territorial sovereignty of all countries, including Ukraine” and to the “legitimate security concerns of all parties”, in reference to Russia.
For his part, the president of The United States, Joe Biden, has indicated that it is “improbable” that the projectile was fired by Russia, at the same time that he has advocated completing the investigation into the event. “There is preliminary information that casts doubt on that,” he said, referring to the possibility that Russia launched the projectile.
(With information from EFE and Europa Press)