China supports Russia’s suggestion for a peacekeeping mission in the Donbass


September 27, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

China’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Lu Kang told reporters on Wednesday that his country supports Russia’s initiative to have a United Nations peacekeeping mission deployed to Donbass in Ukraine’s east.

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“Yes, now the UN Security Council is discussing the respective draft resolution submitted by Russia. China supports all proposals and decisions that may encourage political settlement of the Ukrainian crisis,” the diplomat said.

A Russian-drafted resolution that calls for the UN peacekeeping mission in Ukraine is currently being considered by the UN Security Council. 

Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed his belief that a UN peacekeeping mission in eastern Ukraine will  help resolve the crisis.

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