China News Service, February 24. According to the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on February 24, 2022, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi had a telephone conversation with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

  Lavrov introduced the process of the evolution of the situation in Ukraine and Russia's position. He said that the United States and NATO have broken their commitments, continued to expand eastward, refused to implement the New Minsk Agreement, and violated UN Security Council Resolution 2202. Russia was forced to take necessary measures. measures to protect their own rights.

  Wang Yi said that China always respects the sovereignty and territorial integrity of all countries.

At the same time, we have also seen that the Ukraine issue has its complex and special historical latitude and longitude, and we understand Russia's legitimate concerns on security issues.

China advocates that the Cold War mentality should be completely abandoned, and a balanced, effective and sustainable European security mechanism should be finally formed through dialogue and negotiation.