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 Beijing supports the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine - Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China

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Special Representative of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the issues of the UN system reform Gao Yusheng stated that the Chinese authorities strongly supported the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine.

Yusheng said at a meeting with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Natalia Halibarenko, Censor.NET reports citing the press service of the Foreign Ministry.

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"The Chinese side has reaffirmed Beijing's steadfast support for territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine," the statement reads.

Gao Yusheng also supported the necessity to expand the UN Security Council by representatives of states from eastern European region. The parties expressed their common belief in the need to increase the efficiency of the United Nations, including the reform of the UN Security Council.

The Foreign Ministry pointed out that the failure of the UN Security Council to take active measures to stop the Russia's aggression against Ukraine was clear evidence of the urgency to reform this body.

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