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USA's Blinken holds talks with China foreign minister on Ukraine crisis

Washington sets out a diplomatic path to address sweeping Russian demands in eastern Europe.

Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks during a member session at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's Ministerial Council Meeting, Tuesday. (Photo: AP)
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Secretary of State Antony Blinken. (Photo: AP)

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U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke to Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi about Ukraine on Wednesday, highlighting global security and the economic risks that could stem from further Russian aggression, the State Department said.

"Secretary Blinken ... conveyed that de-escalation and diplomacy are the responsible way forward," department spokesman Ned Price said in a statement.

Global security and the economic risks posed by further Russian aggression against Ukraine figured in the talks, the department added.

The United States earlier on Wednesday set out a diplomatic path to address sweeping Russian demands in eastern Europe, as Moscow held security talks

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First Published: Jan 27 2022 | 11:58 AM IST

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