US says China mulling arming Russia in Ukraine war

SpaceWar.com reports: “The United States on Sunday accused China of considering arming Russia in its war against Ukraine, ratcheting up tensions as the conflict hits its one-year mark this week.

Secretary of State Antony Blinken leveled the allegations as US-Chinese relations have been further tested by Washington’s shooting down this month of what it said was a large Chinese spy balloon.

The European Union also sounded the alarm over munitions in the Ukraine conflict — saying that severe ammunition shortages facing Ukrainian forces had to be overcome within weeks.

Blinken told CBS that China was now ‘considering providing lethal support’ to Moscow ranging ‘from ammunition to the weapons themselves.’

‘We’ve made very clear to them that that would cause a serious problem for us and in our relationship,’ he added…”

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