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Mar 17, 2022 04:29 AM
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Update: China Ambassador to U.S. Denies Beijing Knew in Advance of Russia Invasion

Qin Gang
Qin Gang

China’s ambassador to the U.S. denied that Beijing had prior knowledge of Russia’s plan to invade Ukraine, saying such allegations “serve only the purpose of shifting blame to and slinging mud at China.”

“Let me say this responsibly: Assertions that China knew about, acquiesced to or tacitly supported this war are purely disinformation,” Qin Gang wrote in a commentary published by The Washington Post.

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