European Union and Chinese leaders disagreed over how to respond to the Ukraine conflict.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang told EU leaders that Beijing would push for peace in “its own way” in Ukraine after Brussels pressed for assurances that China would not supply Russia with arms or help Moscow circumvent Western sanctions. CGTN’s Dan Ashby has more from Brussels.
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China-EU summit: ‘cooperation’ on Ukraine but Beijing won’t commit to pressing Russia https://t.co/muwBGZhzmL
— South China Morning Post (@SCMPNews) April 1, 2022
The European Union will seek China’s assurances it won’t assist Russia in circumventing economic sanctions leveled over the invasion of Ukraine at an annual summit. EU officials are also looking for Beijing's cooperation on bringing an end to the war. https://t.co/wecw3N7joC
— The Associated Press (@AP) April 1, 2022