Chinese embassy calls Xi Jinping's request “not to attack” Ukraine fake The Russian Foreign Ministry called the publication “an informational special operation of the American special services” through the media =”The Chinese Embassy called the data on the request “not to attack Ukraine” fake” />
Reports that Chinese President Xi Jinping asked Russian President Vladimir Putin “not to attack Ukraine so as not to spoil the holiday” during the Olympic Games in Beijing, are fake, said the Chinese Embassy in Russia.
China stands for the settlement of differences through dialogue and consultations on the Minsk agreements, the diplomatic mission noted.
On the possible request of the Chinese leader to Putin “not to invade” to Ukraine from February 4 to 20, Bloomberg reported, citing an unnamed diplomat in the Chinese capital. Xi Jinping is trying to strengthen his authority at home and avoid a crisis in Europe, the newspaper noted. Therefore, the Chinese Foreign Ministry reminded the countries of complying with the UN resolution on the Olympic Truce, the agency wrote.
The official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, has already denied the data from the publication. “This is no longer a fake, this is an informational special operation of the relevant American services through Bloomberg,” — she said.
Western media warns of Russian plans to “invade” to Ukraine from mid-October 2021. US Deputy Secretary of State Victoria Nuland said that 100,000 Russian troops plan to attack Ukraine in early 2022.
The Russian authorities have repeatedly denied the information about the “invasion”. Presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov noted that the movement of troops around the country is an internal affair of the state.
The Olympic Games will be held in Beijing from February 4 to 20, the Paralympic – from 4 to 13 March. Vladimir Putin, during online negotiations with Xi Jinping on December 15, confirmed his intention to attend the competitions. Some countries (USA, Japan, Canada, Great Britain, Australia) announced a diplomatic boycott of the Olympics: athletes will participate in the games, but they will not be visited by officials of these states.
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