German Chancellor Olaf Schulz has warned China that it will face serious “consequences” if it supplies Russia with weapons.
In an interview given to the American broadcaster CNN, the German chancellor has expressed hope that China will refrain from supplying weapons to Russia, but at the same time has threatened that if weapons are supplied to Russia, China will face the consequences. Will have to suffer.
US officials recently warned that China could start supplying Russia with weapons at any time. The German chancellor made this statement two days after meeting with the American president.
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Before leaving for the visit, the German chancellor had said that China should refrain from supplying Russia with weapons and instead use its influence to get Russian forces out of Ukraine.
Olaf Schulz was asked that if Russia gives arms to China, will there be sanctions on China? In response to which he said that if this happens, China will have to bear the consequences, but we want to make it clear that this should not happen and I am optimistic about it, we have to be very careful in this matter.
When asked about the meeting with the head of the European Union, the German chancellor said that we all agree that Russia should not be supplied with weapons in any case and the Chinese government also says that it will not do so, that is what we demand. are doing
On the other hand, Yevgeny Prigozhin, the founder of the Russian militia Ranger Mercenary in Ukraine, has urged the Russian authorities to help him. Prigozhin said in a video message to Russian officials that if Ringer had to retreat from Bakhmut, the entire front would collapse, harming Russian interests.