According to German SPD parliamentary group leader Rolf Muetzenich, the Chinese government could act as a mediator in the Ukraine war. Countries that would be accepted by both sides could be considered for this role, such as those that have refrained from condemning Russia in the UN General Assembly. “So, for example, India, the People’s Republic of China, but also South Africa,” Muetzenich said in an interview with the news portal T-Online. “China, for example, allowed Russia to have its way, but also did not support the war,” Muetzenich said. “On the contrary, the Chinese leadership keeps referring to the territorial integrity of nations. Perhaps Ukraine and also Russia could see China as a possible mediator as a result.”
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