China introduces plan on ‘political settlement’ of war in Ukraine

China has introduced a plan on the “the Political Settlement of the Ukraine Crisis”. The corresponding document was published on the website of the Chinese Foreign Ministry.

The plan consists of 12 steps:

  • Respecting the sovereignty of all countries. All countries, big or small, strong or weak, rich or poor, must be guaranteed their sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity, the Chinese government states.
  • Abandoning the Cold War mentality. “The security of a country should not be pursued at the expense of others. The security of a region should not be achieved by strengthening or expanding military blocs,” the document reads.
  • Ceasing hostilities.
  • Resuming peace talks.
  • Resolving the humanitarian crisis.
  • Protecting civilians and prisoners of war.
  • Keeping nuclear power plants safe.
  • Reducing strategic risks. “China opposes the research, development and use of chemical and biological weapons by any country under any circumstances,” the Chinese Foreign Ministry emphasises.
  • Facilitating grain exports.
  • Stopping unilateral sanctions. The Chinese government states that countries must stop abusing unilateral sanctions and get rid of “long-arm jurisdiction” against other countries.
  • Keeping industrial and supply chains stable.
  • Promoting post-conflict reconstruction.

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