Prior to meeting with senior Chinese diplomats, Mr Sullivan warned that other countries should not consider coming to Russia’s aid and elected China.
“We have made it clear that we can give Russia a workaround for the sanctions we have imposed, given that we can basically bail out Russia, not just in Beijing, but in all the countries of the world. They should do something else. Come. “
“We guarantee that neither China nor anyone else can compensate Russia for these losses,” he added.
The White House is discussing a trip to Europe in the coming weeks, according to three U.S. officials and two people familiar with the talk, the trip will focus on the war, It aims to reassure the US allies in the region, but is still finalized, according to sources.
Talks between Russia and Ukraine
Russian and Ukrainian negotiators reunited on Monday and had a “technical suspension” until Tuesday, said Mikairo Podryak, an adviser to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Tweet news.
This was the fourth meeting since the invasion began two and a half weeks ago. The agenda included a ceasefire, immediate withdrawal of Russian troops, security, and Podryak. Tweet Monday just before the meeting.
“Communication is taking place, but it’s difficult,” Podryak said. Tweet In less than two hours, along with a photo of the negotiations, he blamed the difficulties of the different political systems of the two countries.
The last round of negotiations failed to make concrete progress.
Meanwhile, Zelensky will give a virtual speech to the US Congress on Wednesday, addressing both the Senate and the House of Representatives for the first time since the crisis began.
According to the National Emergency Service, Russia stepped up its aerial operations over the weekend after the ground invasion proceeded slower than expected. A strike in a residential building in the capital Kyiv killed at least one person at the beginning of Monday.
The strike destroyed part of the facade of the building and blew up the windows, as shown in a photo taken by NBC News. A pile of debris lay on the street in front of the building.
The strike struck very close to the front door, making evacuation more difficult, NBC News Richard Engel reported.
“It blew my windows and doors. If I were near them, I would have been dead,” said apartment resident Serhii Lytvinov, 52.
Russia’s strike has caused a humanitarian crisis, including the port city of Mariupol, and has killed more than 2,500 inhabitants since the invasion began, Ukrainian presidential adviser Olexi Arrestovich said on Monday, according to Reuters. rice field. The news does not independently verify the number of killings or injuries.
According to the city council, the first Mariupol residents to evacuate the besieged city proceeded along the “humanitarian corridor” towards Zaporizhia on Monday with a convoy of about 160 private cars. Along the route, a city council has been added.
Earlier attempts to establish routes to and from Mariupol failed, and fleeing residents were often exposed to Russian fires.
Evacuation from the area around Kyiv has also progressed for five consecutive days, regional governor Oleksiy Kuleba said in a television interview on Monday.