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China’s Position on Political Settlement of Ukraine Crisis

China's Position on Political Settlement of Ukraine Crisis
China's Position on Political Settlement of Ukraine Crisis

The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Friday released a 12-point position paper on a political settlement of the Ukraine crisis.

1. Respecting the sovereignty of all countries. Universally recognize international law. Including the purposes and principles of the United Nations Charter, must be strictly observe.

The sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of all countries must be effectively upheld.

All countries, big or small, strong or weak, rich or poor, are equal members of the international community. All parties should jointly uphold the basic norms governing international relations and defend international fairness and justice.

China’s Position on Political Settlement of Ukraine Crisis

Equal and uniform application of international law should be promoted, while double standards must be rejected.

2. Abandoning the Cold War mentality. The security of a country should not be pursue at the expense of others.

The security of a region should not be achieved by strengthening or expanding military blocs. The legitimate security interests and concerns of all countries must be taken seriously and addresse properly.

There is no simple solution to a complex issue. All parties should, following the vision of common, comprehensive. Cooperative and sustainable security and bearing in mind the long-term peace and stability of the world, help forge a balance. Effective and sustainable European security architecture.

China’s Position on Political Settlement of Ukraine Crisis

All parties should oppose the pursuit of one’s own security at the cost of others’ security. Prevent bloc confrontation, and work together for peace and stability on the Eurasian Continent.

3. Ceasing hostilities. Conflict and war benefit no one. All parties must stay rational and exercise restraint, avoid fanning the flames and aggravating tensions. Prevent the crisis from deteriorating further or even spiraling out of control. All parties should support Russia and Ukraine in working in the same direction and resuming direct dialogue as quickly as possible. So as to gradually deescalate the situation and ultimately reach a comprehensive ceasefire.

4. Resuming peace talks. Dialogue and negotiation are the only viable solution to the Ukraine crisis. All efforts conducive to the peaceful settlement of the crisis must be encouraged and supporte.

The international community should stay committe to the right approach of promoting talks for peace. Help parties to the conflict open the door to a political settlement as soon as possible. Create conditions and platforms for the resumption of negotiation. China will continue to play a constructive role in this regard.

5. Resolving the humanitarian crisis. All measures conducive to easing the humanitarian crisis must be encourage and supporte. Humanitarian operations should follow the principles of neutrality and impartiality, and humanitarian issues should not be politicize.

Efforts are needed to increase humanitarian assistance to relevant areas, improve humanitarian conditions, and provide rapid, safe and unimpeded humanitarian access. With a view to preventing a humanitarian crisis on a larger scale.

The UN should be supporte in playing a coordinating role in channeling humanitarian aid to conflict zones.

6. Protecting civilians and prisoners of war (POWs). Parties to the conflict should strictly abide by international humanitarian law, avoid attacking civilians or civilian facilities, protect women, children and other victims of the conflict, and respect the basic rights of POWs.

China supports the exchange of POWs between Russia and Ukraine. Calls on all parties to create more favorable conditions for this purpose.

7. Keeping nuclear power plants safe. China opposes armed attacks against nuclear power plants or other peaceful nuclear facilities, and calls on all parties to comply with international law including the Convention on Nuclear Safety (CNS) and resolutely avoid man-made nuclear accidents. China supports the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in playing a constructive role in promoting the safety and security of peaceful nuclear facilities.

8. Reducing strategic risks. China opposes the research, development and use of chemical and biological weapons by any country under any circumstances.

9. Facilitating grain exports. All parties need to implement the Black Sea Grain Initiative signed by Russia, Türkiye, Ukraine and the UN fully and effectively in a balanced manner, and support the UN in playing an important role in this regard. The cooperation initiative on global food security proposed by China provides a feasible solution to the global food crisis.