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The Chinese delegation left the hall during Zelensky’s speech at the Asian summit


Main photo by @LynnKuok

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During a speech by President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky at the Asian Security Summit Shangri La Dialogue, the Chinese delegation left the hall. Olivia Enos, Senior Political Analyst at the Center for Asian Studies.

Later it became known that the Chinese delegation did not leave the hall during Zelensky’s speech. As another event participant told SPRAVDI, no one left the hall during the speech of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

At the same time, Olivia Enos deleted a tweet with a message about the demarche of the Chinese delegation.

During a speech by President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky at the Asian Security Summit Shangri La Dialogue, the Chinese delegation left the hall.

Olivia Enos, Senior Political Analyst at the Center for Asian Studies.

Recall that the Asian security summit Shangri La Dialogue is held June 10-12 in Singapore. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine was one of the central issues at the event.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky spoke at the meeting in a virtual format, but the Ukrainian delegation is present at the summit, while the Russians were not.

Photo by @LynnKuok

China decided to take a neutral position on the Russian war against Ukraine. On April 30, Ukraine offered China to become one of the guarantors of the country’s security.

On June 10, the US called on China not to provide Russia with material support. To this, the representative of the Ministry of Defense of China, Wu Qian, said that China did not do this.