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Kiev Inadvertently Proved That China Is Militarily Neutral In The NATO-Russian Proxy War
Kiev’s foreign patrons would have certainly been aware of their proxy clandestinely procuring drones from China via its volunteers’ purchases, yet they turned a blind eye out of military convenience while simultaneously pushing false claims about that country arming Russian forces and thus not being qualified to mediate.
The West has falsely claimed since around the start of this year that the Chinese state is secretly supplying Russia with military equipment, which thus disqualifies it from mediating a political resolution to the NATO-Russian proxy war in Ukraine since it isn’t neutral. That allegation has now inadvertently been disproven by none other than Kiev, whose Deputy Defense Minister told local media that volunteers procure Chinese drones for their forces since they can’t do so directly due to US pressure.
This admission doesn’t mean that the Chinese state is arming Ukraine against Russia just like similar claims from the Mainstream Media over the past year about Russian volunteers procuring the same for their own country’s forces doesn’t mean that the Chinese state is arming Russia against Ukraine. What it shows is that private Chinese drone suppliers are selling their wares to similarly private buyers who in turn clandestinely pass them along to the most direct participants in this proxy war.
It's not realistic to hold these companies responsible for whatever the ultimate end user does since they have no way of even know who they’ll be after processing any given transaction. As the world’s leaders in this industry, imposing sanctions against them would also be counterproductive from the West’s perspective since that de facto New Cold War bloc’s companies can’t fill the resultant void. For this reason, these drone channels remain in place, at least for the time being.
Kiev’s foreign patrons would have certainly been aware of their proxy’s clandestine drone procurement efforts from China, yet they turned a blind eye out of military convenience while simultaneously pushing false claims about that country arming Russian forces and thus not being qualified to mediate. Likewise, the Chinese state itself obviously knew that it wasn’t arming either of the direct participants in this proxy war, which is another reason why relations with the West plummeted earlier this year.
Objectively observers can now know beyond any reasonable doubt that Chinese officials were indeed telling the truth this entire time when they denied those claims from their Western counterparts, whose words have now turned out to have been bald-faced lies as advertently proven by Kiev’s own admission. No Western official or media will likely be held to account for their role in this months-long anti-Chinese disinformation campaign, but hopefully average Westerners will still hear about it and learn the truth.