China, India call for negotiated way out of Ukraine war

September 26, 2022 11:56 am

[Source: Aljazeera]

China and India have called for a negotiated end to the Ukraine war at the United Nations, stopping well short of robust support for traditional ally Russia.

After a week of pressure at the UN General Assembly, Russia’s Foreign Minister delivered a fiery rebuke at Western nations on Saturday for what he called a “outrageous” campaign against Russians.

But no major nation has rallied behind Russia, including China, which just days before the February invasion of Ukraine pledged an “unbreakable” bond with President Vladimir Putin.

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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi called on Russia and Ukraine to “keep the crisis from spilling over” and from affecting developing countries.