China says agrees with Russia on "appropriate" handling of Ukraine

BEIJING Mon Mar 3, 2014 3:18am EST

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China and Russia's foreign ministers spoke about the crisis in Ukraine on Monday, and both countries agreed it was very important to "appropriately handle" the issue, China's Foreign Ministry said.

"Both sides believe that the appropriate handling of the Ukraine crisis is very important to maintaining regional peace and stability," the ministry said in a statement on its website.

(Reporting by Ben Blanchard; Editing by Robert Birsel)

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Comments (14)
Stopitnow wrote:
Not only does the attention-grabbing headline imply something different than the report states, no such report exists on China’s Foreign Minisry Website.

Mar 03, 2014 10:23am EST  --  Report as abuse
katj wrote:
An extremely misleading headline that really pleases noone

Mar 05, 2014 12:57am EST  --  Report as abuse
alfie95014 wrote:
A strong parallel would be China/Taiwan — if it came down to that.

Mar 05, 2014 10:48am EST  --  Report as abuse
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