US Warns China Against Helping Russia In Ukraine War

US Warns China Against Helping Russia In Ukraine War
  • Russia sought China's military ​equipment to ​support its invasion of Ukraine, Financial Times reports citing U.S. officials. 
  • The U.S. looks to caution its allies against China's possible assistance to Russia. 
  • Russia could also have fallen short of weaponry as the war extended into its third week.
  • Before leaving to talk to China's top foreign policy official, the U.S. national security adviser warned China against bailing out Russia. 
  • China dismissed the claims, reiterating its opposition to "unilateral sanctions" and adding that China would resolutely safeguard the rights of Chinese businesses.
  • The BBC notes that the Chinese foreign ministry did not directly address the allegation but accused the U.S. of maliciously spreading disinformation about China. 
  • China Strategies Group head admitted the Russian request underscored that Russia-China ties. "But it also highlights China's position as the clear senior partner in the relationship now." 
  • Multiple U.S. companies, including Meta Platforms Inc FBAlphabet Inc GOOG GOOGLTwitter Inc TWTRApple Inc AAPLNetflix Inc NFLXMicrosoft Corp MSFT restricted their services in Russia since the invasion.

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