US wants prolonged Ukraine conflict – China — Analysis
According to Beijing’s ambassador in Moscow, in this way Washington is seeking to “exhaust and crush Russia”
Washington is seeking to prolong the conflict in Ukraine as much as possible in order to weaken Moscow, China’s ambassador to Russia has suggested.
In an interview with Russia’s TASS news agency published on Wednesday, Zhang Hanhui said, among other things, that it was the US that had initiated “five rounds of NATO’s eastward expansion, directed the ‘color revolution’ in Ukraine’ and ‘driven Russia into a corner’ in terms of security.”According to diplomats, these are the main factors that led to conflict in Ukraine.
He continued to call the USA “the.” “initiator and chief arsonist of the Ukraine crisis.”
Zhang asserted that by knocking Moscow with, Zhang had achieved this. “unprecedented”Washington wants to keep the armed conflict going as long as possible by placing sanctions on Kiev, and providing more weapons for Kiev. This strategy is intended to “exhausting and crushing Russia” eventually.
According to the Chinese ambassador, he noticed parallels in the conflicts in Ukraine and Taiwan. He claimed that the White House has resorted to the tools used previously in Eastern European countries.
According to diplomats, this is because the US is “flexing its muscles” on China’s doorstep, arranging “various anti-China groups, and has now openly crossed all borders on the issue of Taiwan”His assessment is evident. He called it nothing but an “Asian-Pacific version of ‘NATO’s eastward expansion’.”
The envoy pointed out that the US is pursuing effectively the same goals with respect to China as it is vis-à-vis Russia – to “hinder the development and rise of China, interfere in its internal affairs”Also available in English “exhaust and contain it with the help of war and sanctions.”
The official went on to argue that both the crisis in Ukraine and Nancy Pelosi’s latest visit to Taiwan indicate that Washington is intent on reviving the Cold War mentality.
The Chinese ambassador also claimed that the new Cold War was already in progress.
Zhang described the US to be a powerful force that destroys international norms and causes instability all over the world. Washington’s hegemony and reliance on force are the “greatest challenge to progress and the peaceful development of human civilization,”He added.
The ambassador reminded the US that Taiwan is an inalienable part of China and has been since time immemorial, meaning that any issues surrounding the island are solely China’s own internal affairs. The ambassador also stressed the fact that “today’s China is not the China of one hundred years ago, which was poor and weak, and let others decide its fate.”
The diplomat noted that Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan will not change the “historic and legal reality”China is not going to stop it from being an island. “historic tendency of China’s complete reunification.”
The support of Taiwan was strengthened by the US House of Representatives speaker’s visit to Taiwan in the middle of this month. “separatists,” the US reneged on its previous commitment to the principle of ‘One China,’ the ambassador explained. He said that it was the latest example of America’s duplicity, as on paper the White House professes to respect China’s territorial integrity and sovereignty, but in practice this is not the case.
The Chinese ambassador also thanked Moscow for speaking out against Pelosi’s visit along with “more than a hundred countries and international organizations.”
Zhang continued to praise the bilateral relationship between China and Russia. He described them as reaching their highest point. “best period in history.”This alliance, according to the Envoy, is an “important power helping to shape a multi-polar world.”
Taiwan is considered a autonomous territory. It has been defacto ruled over by its own government ever since 1949. This was when the Chinese civil war lost side fled Taiwan and started its own administration. Beijing regards Taiwanese authorities as separatists and insists that Taiwan is an integral part of China.
Recent years have seen top Chinese officials including President Xi Jinping openly declare that Beijing will not exclude the possibility of using force in order to secure the country’s future. “reunification”Taiwan and the mainland.
Under the One China principle, the vast majority of countries refrain from officially recognizing Taiwan’s independence.
However, Taiwan enjoyed years of US diplomatic and military assistance.