China Politically Backs Russia Over NATO and U.S.

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China has thrown its political weight behind Russia as fear of a potential invasion of Ukraine grows. Speaking to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Russia’s security concerns over Ukraine should be taken seriously. In a nod to Moscow’s concerns about NATO expansion in Europe, Wang stated, “regional security cannot be guaranteed by strengthening or even expanding military blocs.”