As Russia’s attacks on Ukraine continue, U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan, Director of the Foreign Relations Commission Office of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China Yang Jiechi, and Italy’s capital Rome, amid concerns that China may help him evade the economic sanctions imposed on Russia. also met. A senior US official, who made a statement after the meeting, stated that the US conveyed the negative consequences that would arise if China helped Russia, adding, “We have concerns about China’s compatibility with Russia at the moment, and the National Security Advisor said that these concerns and He spoke directly about the possible consequences of certain actions,” he said.
The official stated that the meeting was “very sincere” and “intense” and that the meeting lasted 7 hours. Stating that Sullivan was open about Ukraine during the meeting, the official said, “We are communicating directly and privately with China because of our concerns about the support that other countries can provide to Russia.” The official also announced that Sullivan and Yang discussed crisis management and North Korea during their meeting.
It was alleged that Russia wanted military equipment from China
In the US press, allegations were made by US officials that Russia had requested military equipment and various aids from China since the beginning of its attacks on Ukraine, and it was suggested that there were some signs that China might be ready to help Russia. US officials also claimed that there were signs that some of the weapons in Russia’s inventory were running out.
After the allegations, Kremlin Spokesperson Dmitriy Peskov denied the allegations that Russia had requested military aid from China. The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs also rejected the claim that Russia requested military assistance from it to use it in the attacks against Ukraine, and made a statement saying, “The United States is spreading disinformation targeting China on Ukraine.”