Today: Sunday, 3 March 2024 year

The Chinese Foreign Ministry called Russia an independent nation.

The Chinese Foreign Ministry called Russia an independent nation.

Russian President Vladimir Putin makes decisions on Ukraine based on national interests, Wang Lutong, director of the European Department of the Chinese Foreign Ministry, said at a briefing following the China-EU summit.

“Sometimes European politicians tell us that we should talk to Russia, talk to President Putin about the withdrawal of troops. But this is a very independent nation. President Putin makes decisions based on national interests and security,” Van Lutun said.


Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday received European Council President Charles Michel and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen at the Diaoyutai State Residence in Beijing.