BEIJING, April 18. /ITAR-TASS/. Beijing welcomes the agreements reached at the Geneva meeting on deescalation of the situation in Ukraine and calls for joint efforts in political settlement of the situation, China’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying said on Friday.
“The US, Russia, Ukraine and the EU have finalized in Geneva the talks by signing a document on deescalation of the situation in Ukraine. It reads first of all in restoring the order in Ukraine, all the sides should refrain from violence, frightening and provocative actions,” the diplomat said adding that “China is for a political settlement of the crisis in Ukraine and for observing interests of all the involved sides.”
Hua Chunying expressed hope “all the sides will apply joint efforts and measures to achieve the agreements and stability in Ukraine as soon as possible.”
The meeting of foreign ministers from Russia, the US, the EU and Ukraine took place in Geneva on Thursday. The meeting adopted an overwhelming document on de-escalation of the situation in Ukraine.