The Chinese government supports the solution of the Ukrainian crisis by peaceful means. This was stated on Friday in Kyiv by the China Ambassador to Ukraine Du Wei at a press conference on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Ukraine and China, Interfax-Ukraine reports.
"The Ukrainian crisis has been continuing for several years now, and the two sides of this conflict are suffering. I want to say that despite everything, Ukraine and Russia are friendly countries and strategic partners for China. We are very sick at heart. On the crisis in Ukraine, the Chinese government adheres to the position of justice and objectivity, and we are in favor of resolving the issue peacefully, "he said.
The ambassador noted that the Chinese government supports international efforts and parties to resolve the Ukrainian crisis. "We are also ready to continue our efforts to resolve the issue," the diplomat said.
Earlier we reported that Chinese government stands ready to introduce visa-free regime with Ukraine taking into account desire of both countries. This was also announced by Du Wei, Chinese Ambassador to Ukraine.