The United States questioned China’s ability to compensate for sanctions against Russia Russian news EN
Assistant to the President for National Security Jake Sullivan in an interview with CBS doubted in China’s ability to compensate for the West’s challenge against Russia. In his opinion, Beijing cannot mitigate possible restrictions that may arise in the event of an aggravation of the situation in Ukraine.
The official cited that the PRC accounts for 20 percent of the world economy, while half is in the high democracies.
“China cannot compensate for the losses Russia will suffer if it needs to be connected by the United States and its allies through economic measures,” Sullivan said.
He noted that the United States is deciding on the “quick and harsh” consequences for Moscow in the event of an escalation around Ukraine, but recalled that Washington is still open to determining a way to resolve the conflict.
Earlier, National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said that the US authorities could not name the exact Russian invasion of Ukraine, but expected that it could be a trip on any day. “In addition, we are translating that perhaps Russia can choose the path to follow,” he added.
By this date, the “invasion” of Russia in Ukraine, US President Joe Biden called February 16th. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken at the departure of the President of the United States.