- U.S. officials are accusing China of preparing to offering its military and economic support to Russia during its ongoing invasion of Ukraine.
- "It's real, it's consequential, and it's really alarming," an anonymous official was quoted as saying.
- State Department spokesman Ned Price told journalists that the U.S. would be "watching closely" to see if Russia gets support from China or others.
The U.S. has alleged via a diplomatic cable to NATO allies and some Asian countries that China is prepared to provide military and economic support to Russia during its ongoing invasion of Ukraine.
An anonymous U.S. official privy to the message further stated that China would likely deny such accusations.