The US had mentioned that Russia has asked China for military support and economic assistance.
China has broken its silence following claims that Russia is seeking help from the country to fight Ukraine.
This comes after US said Russia asked China for military support and economic assistance.
US warned that there will be consequences if China assists Russia .
Liu Pengyu, spokesperson for the Chinese embassy in the US, responding to the claim told CNN that he’s not aware of that.
“I’ve never heard of that,” Pengyu said.
Pengyu expressed concern for “the Ukraine situation” describing it as “indeed disconcerting”.
Part of the statement read, “China has and will continue to provide humanitarian assistance to Ukraine.
“The high priority now is to prevent the tense situation from escalating or even getting out of control.
“China calls for exercising utmost restraint and preventing a massive humanitarian crisis.”