Chinese diplomat lectures West on Russia’s ‘real security concerns’ over Ukraine
Western nations should heed Russia's legitimate security concerns over the volatile situation in Ukraine, a top Chinese diplomat has said in a rare public statement on the crisis that has damaged relations between Russia and the West.
27 February, 2015
Reuters / Jason Lee
Xing said Washington's involvement in Ukraine could “become a distraction in its foreign policy.”
The Chinese diplomat’s comments represent a sharp departure from the relentless wave of hostile rhetoric coming from the West, which has gone to great lengths to blame Russia as the aggressor in the crisis.