China Is in Awkward Position over Ukraine, Says US Official

US Indo-Pacific policy coordinator Kurt Campbell said on Monday that China was in an awkward position of sustaining ties with Russia during Moscow's invasion of Ukraine, but that Washington wants to keep communication lines with Beijing open. The White House on Sunday called on China to condemn Russia for its attack on neighboring Ukraine, the largest assault on a European state since World War Two. But Beijing has largely steered clear of criticizing Moscow after Russian President Vladimir Putin and China's leader Xi Jinping announced an enhanced strategic partnership aimed at counterin

China Is in Awkward Position over Ukraine, Says US Official
US Indo-Pacific policy coordinator Kurt Campbell said on Monday that China was in an awkward position of sustaining ties with Russia during Moscow's invasion of Ukraine, but that Washington wants to keep communication lines with Beijing open. The White House on Sunday called on China to condemn Russia for its attack on neighboring Ukraine, the largest assault on a European state since World War Two. But Beijing has largely steered clear of criticizing Moscow after Russian President Vladimir Putin and China's leader Xi Jinping announced an enhanced strategic partnership aimed at counterin