Chinese official meets with Russia’s ambassador in China1 min read
According to Reuters, a Chinese foreign ministry official met with Russia’s envoy to China on Thursday to discuss views on bilateral ties.
According to the article, Cheng Guoping, China’s Foreign Ministry’s Commissioner for Foreign Affairs and Security Affairs, met with Russian Foreign Minister Andrey Denisov and discussed bilateral counter-terrorism and security cooperation.
The discussion comes amid concerns that Beijing may be open to Russian offers to lend military assistance in its invasion of Ukraine.
The US has warned that it will “not hesitate to impose penalties” on China if it provides direct military assistance to Russia.