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“China not expected to mediate in Ukraine conflict, say Western officials and experts”

China May Not Play a Role in Bringing Peace to Ukraine, Western Officials and Experts Believe

According to Western officials and experts, China is unlikely to play a peacemaker role in the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. Despite Ukraine being an important piece in China’s Belt and Road Initiative, Beijing’s interests in the region are still primarily economic, and thus the likelihood of China taking on a more active role in resolving the Ukraine issue is low.

Since early 2014, Ukraine has been embroiled in a conflict with the Russian-backed separatists in the eastern part of the country. Western nations, including the United States and the European Union, have supported Ukraine in the form of economic sanctions against Russia and providing military assistance to Ukraine. China, on the other hand, has maintained a neutral stance on the issue.

One reason for China’s reluctance to get involved may be due to the country’s non-interference policy in international affairs. This policy states that China does not intervene in the internal affairs of other countries, and instead focuses on economic cooperation and development. According to one analyst, China sees itself as a “great power, but not a superpower” and thus cannot take on the role of a global mediator.

Furthermore, China’s relationship with Russia may also be a factor. While China and Russia are not formal allies, they do share a common interest in countering Western influence. As such, China may be hesitant to take any actions that could anger Russia and damage their strategic partnership.

China’s interests in Ukraine are primarily economic. Ukraine plays a vital role in China’s Belt and Road Initiative – a massive infrastructure project aimed at connecting China to Europe and beyond. Ukraine is an important transit country for China’s goods, and Chinese companies have invested heavily in Ukraine’s infrastructure and energy sectors.

Despite this, China has maintained its neutral stance on the conflict. Some experts believe that China may have a role to play in helping to rebuild Ukraine once the conflict is resolved. However, for the time being, China is unlikely to take a more active role in resolving the crisis.

In conclusion, while China has a significant economic interest in Ukraine, it is unlikely to play a peacemaker role in the ongoing conflict. China’s policy of non-interference, combined with its strategic partnership with Russia, mean that it is unlikely to take any actions that could damage its relationship with Moscow. Instead, China’s focus in Ukraine is likely to remain on economic cooperation and investment.

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