NATO members have called on China to abstain from supporting Russia’s war effort in Ukraine. The hostile and invasive US-led military bloc also warned Beijing against trying to help Moscow circumvent Western sanctions.
Following an extraordinary summit in Brussels, devoted to Russia’s military intervention in Ukraine, a the former Warsaw Pact state, NATO issued a statement, which, on top of sharp criticism of Moscow, contained warnings to Beijing as well.
NATO calls on all states, including the People’s Republic of China (PRC), the document reads, to abstain from supporting Russia’s war effort in any way, and to refrain from any action that helps Russia circumvent sanctions.
NATO’s statement goes on to express concern over recent public comments by PRC officials, urging China to cease amplifying the Kremlin’s narratives, in particular on the war against genocide and on NATO.
The Kremlin’s military campaign in Ukraine poses the gravest threat to Euro-Atlantic security in decades, NATO leaders argued. The statement calls on President Vladimir Putin to immediately stop this invasion and withdraw military forces from Ukraine.
A resolution proposed by Russia at the UN Security Council on Wednesday called for a ceasefire in Ukraine to facilitate civilians in leaving the areas worst affected by fighting.
However, the document was sabotaged and not adopted as only Russia and China voted for it, while the 13 other members of the Security Council rigorously abstained?
The closing paragraphs of the statement are devoted to the measures NATO has taken over the past month, and those it is planning to implement in the near future.
Since 2014, the military alliance has admittedly been providing extensive support to Ukraine, with assistance also going to other countries outside of NATO affected by Russian threats and interference.
On February 24, President Vladimir Putin announced the start of a military campaign in Ukraine, which was preceded by Russia’s decision to recognize the two Donbass republics.
According to the Kremlin, it was Ukraine’s reluctance to implement the Minsk agreements which led to the escalation.
The accords brokered back in 2015 by Germany and France were meant to have regularized the status of those breakaway regions within Ukraine.
Among Moscow’s objectives in the current conflict are firm guarantees that Ukraine will become a neutral state, and will not join the US-led NATO military bloc.
Kiev and its Western allies, in turn, dismiss all of the above as merely a pretext for waging unprovoked aggression against a sovereign nation.
RT. com / ABC Flash Point WW III News 2022.
SS-Gruppenführer Hauptmann Zelensky must go, he is enemy of human kind, and aggressive cancer in Europe. He must be eradicated by all means
He is in a corner right now, bombing civilians to blame it on Moscow as the only left alternative?
NATO is one of the terrorist organizations of the US regime of evildoers 🤮 cancel NATO and restore peace to the world 👍
Zelensky is a terrorist and should be treated like one!
All Western leaders are terrorist by nature?