Stockholm, Feb.22(CED) — On February 18, 2023 local time, Member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Director of the Office of the Central Commission for Foreign Affairs Wang Yi met at request with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba on the margins of the Munich Security Conference.
Wang Yi noted that China and Ukraine are strategic partners and our two peoples have long enjoyed friendly exchanges. China once again thanks Ukraine for its help at the emergency evacuation of the Chinese nationals. We appreciate Ukraine’s always stance on the one-China principle. We hope that the bilateral relationship will continue its stable development. On the Ukraine issue, China has always been standing on the side of peace and dialogue, and insisted on promoting peace talks. China does not want to see the crisis being prolonged and escalated and is willing to work with the international community to prevent the situation from getting worse and strive to bring about peace.
Kuleba said that Ukraine and China have kept contact all along the past year. Ukraine is wants to realize peace much more than any other countries. Ukraine values China’s status and important influence on international arena, as well as China’s stance on a political settlement to the crisis. Ukraine expects China to continue its constructive role.