On April 24, Jean-Baptiste Monnier was invited by France 24 to discuss the words of the Chinese ambassador to France. Lu Shaye has made headlines before, most notably with his calls to order over Taiwan. Now come his latest comments questioning not only Ukraine’s sovereignty over Crimea, but the very legitimacy of the 14 independent States that peeled off from Russia when the Soviet Union collapsed. The embassy claims he was speaking only for himself.
“Every day China has a chance to show to the world that they support the frontiers of those former Soviet countries, and they haven’t since 2014.”
Find the full discussion at the following link: Personal view or party line? Chinese ambassador’s Ukraine remarks spark outrage