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China calls for Russia-Ukraine cease-fire, peace talks

February 24, 2023


China called for a cease-fire and peace talks between Ukraine and Russia, in a vaguely worded proposal released Friday that analysts said was unlikely to deliver results.

Beijing claims to have a neutral stance in the war that began one year ago, but has also said it has a “no limits friendship” with Russia and has refused to criticize its invasion of Ukraine, or even refer to it as an invasion. It has accused the West of provoking the conflict and “fanning the flames” by providing Ukraine with defensive arms.

The plan released by China’s Foreign Ministry mainly reiterated long-held positions and analysts said Beijing would be an unlikely broker.

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