China speaks out against sanctions over Ukraine, says the West should address Moscow’s “legitimate security demands”..

China speaks out against sanctions over Ukraine
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi at an event in Rome, Italy, 2021. © Tiziana Fabi/AFP
China said on Saturday that Western sanctions slapped on Russia over its military operation in Ukraine will not solve the crisis. Many countries have imposed sweeping restrictions on Moscow, hitting its banks, trade, and largest airline, among other things. Foreign Minister Wang Yi made his comments during a phone call with his German counterpart, Annalena Baerbock.

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