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US Is ‘Watching Closely’ to See Whether China Gives Russia Lethal Aid

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The US has warned China about providing Russia with weapons and other lethal aid for the invasion of Ukraine and is watching closely to ensure Beijing’s diplomatic and economic support to Moscow doesn’t go any further, State Department spokesman Ned Price said Wednesday.

“We have not yet seen the PRC provide Russia with lethal aid, but we don’t believe they’ve taken it off the table either — we are concerned,” Price said, referring to the country by its formal name, the People’s Republic of China. “We’re monitoring, very vigilantly, for potential violations.”