BREAKING: WE’RE STILL WITH RUSSIA – CHINA
China Rejects US, EU Sanctions Against Russia Vows to Continue Normal Trade With Moscow
China, a close ally of Russia, said on Monday that it was opposed to illegal unilateral sanctions and will continue to carry out normal trade cooperation with Moscow, as the US, EU and their allies stepped up punitive measures against Russia, including the interbank messaging system SWIFT.
Asked about what some have described as the “financial nuclear option” at a regular press briefing in Beijing, Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said China opposes the use of sanctions to solve problems and is even more opposed to unilateral sanctions that have no basis in international law.
“China and Russia will continue to carry out normal trade cooperation in the spirit of mutual respect, equality and mutual benefit,” Wang said.
China has repeatedly expressed opposition to the use of economic sanctions.
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