US official over the Ukraine crisis
US official over the Ukraine crisis

US official over the Ukraine crisis

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27 February 2022 08:50 IST

Washington [US]February 27 (ANI): China It does not appear to be helping Russia with Western economic sanctions against Moscow over its aggression in Ukraine, a senior Biden administration official has said.
“It simply came to our notice then Chinawill not come to the rescue, “the official said during a conference call Saturday, according to Sputnik News Agency.
“I think it was reported … that China in fact, some of its banks restricted lending to facilitate energy purchases from Russia, suggesting that much like has been the pattern for years, China has tended to respect the strength of U.S. sanctions, “the official added.

Meanwhile, the Chinese embassy in Russia shared a “US bombing list” posted by Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian on Twitter on Saturday, saying, “Never forget who the real threat to the world is.” The list includes all the countries that have been targets of the United States since the end of World War II. These countries represent about a third of the population of Earth, Sputnik reported.
On Monday, Russian President Vladimir Putin recognized Ukraine’s breakaway regions – Donetsk and Luhansk – as independent entities. Later, Putin ordered special military operations “to protect” the people of the Donbas region.
Several countries, including Britain, the United States, Canada and the EU, have condemned Russia’s military operations and imposed sanctions on Moscow.
On Saturday, Britain, the European Commission, France, Germany, Italy, Canada and the United States agreed on further sanctions Ukraine crisis.
According to the US government official, the EU is in the process of finalizing the list of Russian banks that will be excluded from SWIFT. (ANI)

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