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Experts explain China's cautious stance on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

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One of the most cautious positions among the world's largest powers in terms of the armed conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh today is occupied by the People's Republic of China. Chinese diplomats very rarely come out with comments on the confrontation between Armenia and Azerbaijan, and if they do, they try to make statements, so to speak, with the most smoothed corners.


Experts explain this position of China not only by the fact that such a foreign policy has been and remains traditional for the PRC in recent years. One of the explanations is as follows: for the official Beijing it is unacceptable, even in terms of rhetoric, to somehow show that it can take someone's position in this conflict. For Beijing, as well as for Moscow, it is important that the South Caucasus region is as calm as possible, since one of the hypothetical directions of the so-called New Silk Road passes through it - a grandiose economic and logistics project that is trying to realize the power of China.

Also, China theoretically correlates what is happening in the Caucasus with the potential threats that China itself faces or may face (not without external "help"). For example, we are talking about Taiwan. China considers this region to be separatist and occupied - in much the same way as Azerbaijan considers Nagorno-Karabakh. And the PRC authorities have repeatedly stated that they are ready to wage a war over the island. At the same time, Beijing understands that the country also has Tibet, in which forces often manifest themselves trying to tear it away from the rest of China, there is Ladakh, for which neighboring India is ready to fight. And if Beijing even says a word about support for one of the parties to the conflict in the Transcaucasus, then external forces can use this against China itself - in terms of "ferment" in its own territories, including Tibet.
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  1. dorz
    dorz 11 October 2020 13: 49
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    ... China's cautious stance on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

    Where does China have a different position?
    1. Ilya-spb
      Ilya-spb 11 October 2020 14: 01
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      China .... China will wait until they reach it soon.

      The time comes to choose the sides of the conflict.
      It will not be possible to sit on the sidelines.
      1. dorz
        dorz 11 October 2020 14: 11
        +4
        Quote: Ilya-spb
        China .... China will wait until they reach it soon.

        The time comes to choose the sides of the conflict.
        It will not be possible to sit on the sidelines.

        Everything is much simpler - about 120 countries will be involved in the Chinese project one belt, one path, directly or indirectly, and not all of them are friendly to each other.
      2. orionvitt
        orionvitt 11 October 2020 14: 35
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        Quote: Ilya-spb
        The time comes to choose the sides of the conflict.
        It will not be possible to sit on the sidelines.

        When the time really comes, don't worry, China will choose its side. It is his own. In the meantime, getting involved in a conflict between two overly ambitious peoples is a stupid business. It is enough to express "concern".
      3. Vasyan1971
        Vasyan1971 11 October 2020 15: 36
        +1
        Quote: Ilya-spb
        The time comes to choose the sides of the conflict.
        It will not be possible to sit on the sidelines.

        Yes. Deforestation is gaining momentum. Soon there will be nothing for the wise old monkey to sit on ...
      4. Crabong
        Crabong 11 October 2020 22: 24
        -1
        One hundred pounds. You won't be able to sit on a tree!
      5. Lelek
        Lelek 11 October 2020 22: 46
        +1
        Quote: Ilya-spb
        The time comes to choose the sides of the conflict.

        hi
        IMHO, China is not interested in the Karabakh problem, it is interested in the situation in Kyrgyzstan, there it has an economic interest - natural resources and has invested a lot of money.
    2. Megatron
      Megatron 11 October 2020 14: 06
      +1
      China is very cunning - typical oriental deceit.
      Well, and it doesn’t concern him at all. He has no direct interests there.
    3. Piramidon
      Piramidon 11 October 2020 15: 07
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      Quote: dorz
      ... China's cautious stance on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

      Where does China have a different position?

      They have their own troubles with all sorts of Tibetans, Uighurs, Taiwanese. What the hell does Karabakh fall for?
      1. Sergej1972
        Sergej1972 11 October 2020 18: 05
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        Some Tibetans and Uighurs want to secede from the PRC. Taiwan is more difficult. Most of the elite wants to become a common Chinese power, the smaller part is striving for independence and non-participation in Chinese affairs.
    4. iouris
      iouris 11 October 2020 16: 03
      -1
      And who has a "reckless" attitude? Erdogan's.
    5. Lionnvrsk
      Lionnvrsk 11 October 2020 16: 25
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      Quote: dorz
      Where does China have a different position?

      Eastern cunning restraint. And why should China be zealous in this case, if even Russia is very careful in its reaction to this conflict?
    6. dimz
      dimz 11 October 2020 16: 28
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      There is. On all states bordering on China, the position is very clear. And no one, except India and Japan, disputes this position. The real leader of the region. Africa, of course, not directly. But also help with finances and weapons in the zone of China's interests. The Chinese will never go to an open conflict, but they unambiguously defend their interests.
      1. Senka naughty
        Senka naughty 11 October 2020 21: 17
        +6
        Experts explain this position of China

        What the fuck are "eksperdy" ??? Who are these illiterate people? Remove this vyser in the heading OPINION you are welcome.
        P.S. "Return cons to articles"
  2. silberwolf88
    silberwolf88 11 October 2020 13: 50
    +5
    unlike many world guardians (the United States is there and different Europe) ... China does not poke where it does not hurt ... it is pointless and costly in all respects ...
    1. Senka naughty
      Senka naughty 11 October 2020 21: 19
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      And where does China even go?
      1. silberwolf88
        silberwolf88 12 October 2020 08: 35
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        Africa ... is very wide for itself ... Nicaragua, for example ... a geological survey was carried out and the construction of a canal to replace the Panamanian one was started)) ... Pakistan ... support for Cambodia ... and so on and so forth ... and everything is very difficult childish ...
  3. tralflot1832
    tralflot1832 11 October 2020 13: 59
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    They are studying our experience with Crimea. Everything was done without noise and dust. Such a group appeared from nowhere that even the vaunted satellites and aerial reconnaissance did not notice anything, neither NATO nor the United States, even the Turks and Israel.
    1. Hypertension
      Hypertension 11 October 2020 14: 46
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      Quote: tralflot1832
      Such a group appeared from nowhere

      "Nowhere" is not a very flattering name for the Black Sea Fleet base in Sevastopol ...
      1. Aviator_
        Aviator_ 11 October 2020 15: 45
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        Through the efforts of the Sumerians, she turned into a sump for old ships. Until 2014, it was possible to change anything there for a modern one only with the permission of Kiev, and he never gave such a thing.
  4. Observer2014
    Observer2014 11 October 2020 14: 05
    +2
    Experts explain China's cautious stance on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict
    Russia is voicing a very cautious stance on this conflict. Why be surprised about China?
    1. Pshelts
      Pshelts 11 October 2020 15: 14
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      Quote: Observer2014
      Russia is voicing a very cautious stance on this conflict. Why be surprised about China?

      It’s also true, it’s better not to appear here too .. Well, they want to wet each other, you need to give them this opportunity for a short time .. Then again they will calm down for 30 years and they will lick their wounds .. Now they again hammer each other with all types of weapons .. I am sure through for a month everything will begin to fade and everyone will remain with their own ..
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      2. Observer2014
        Observer2014 11 October 2020 15: 19
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        Especially in your quest to win.
  5. CommanderDIVA
    CommanderDIVA 11 October 2020 14: 08
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    For China, Transcaucasia can only be of interest in the form of oil in Azerbaijan, I have not heard anything about Armenia's export supplies to China, the topic with one of the routes of the new Silk Road, in my opinion, died out when the Ukrainians in about 2016 dragged a test train with containers from China on the route Ukraine - Georgia - Turkmenistan or Kazakhstan and further to the PRC, the idea failed from an economic point of view, the optimal route through the Russian Federation and further to the European Union through Belarus
  6. orionvitt
    orionvitt 11 October 2020 14: 29
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    That's right, China does not care what anyone has and how in the Caucasus. their problems above the roof. They said that war is bad and enough. Let them figure it out for themselves.
  7. askort154
    askort154 11 October 2020 14: 37
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    Let us remember what a rift was between the USSR and the USA over Africa.
    Now China is there - calmly, without noise and din, occupies the most "hot regions". Quiet expansion, so to speak. This is China's main strategic principle. He quickly conquers the planet without firing a single shot, and due to the trade in cheap products, while he does not forget to pump his muscles.
  8. Mountain shooter
    Mountain shooter 11 October 2020 14: 38
    +2
    China always has this position. Why should they go into a situation that is not specific to them ... But isn't it even more impressive? But if he says, it should SOUND.
  9. rocket757
    rocket757 11 October 2020 14: 39
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    China has only one side always and everywhere, OWN.
  10. Alien From
    Alien From 11 October 2020 14: 51
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    The dragon is waiting, they know how to do it.
  11. ZEMCH
    ZEMCH 11 October 2020 15: 05
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    China always defends its own position, quietly entering where others have failed. Why should they accept someone's position when there are no interests in this region. Expressed concern about the escalation of the conflict and that's enough for them
  12. Pshelts
    Pshelts 11 October 2020 15: 09
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    China's cautious stance on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

    China has always been careful and has a mind on its own .. Something is quietly sitting there and almost the first economy in the world .. good
    We must pay tribute to them, Russia has always been supported in the UN, without them we would have already been trampled ... hi
  13. Victorm
    Victorm 11 October 2020 15: 41
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    It's simple - THERE IS NO ARMENIAN LOBBY IN CHINA laughing and dependent and often corrupt politicians.
    1. Sergey Sfiedu
      Sergey Sfiedu 11 October 2020 16: 31
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      I will not be surprised if, after the fighting subsides, our yellow brothers will take over Armenia. They would have tidied up Azerbaijan too, but the Turks were ahead of them.
  14. evgen1221
    evgen1221 11 October 2020 16: 52
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    Off the position of the mid of China - smile and wave. In principle, this is not their problem, and therefore there is nothing to express.
  15. certero
    certero 11 October 2020 22: 23
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    Quote: Sergey Sfyedu
    I will not be surprised if, after the fighting subsides, our yellow brothers will take over Armenia. They would have tidied up Azerbaijan too, but the Turks were ahead of them.

    Why the heck to the Chinese Armenia? The Armenians themselves don't really need Armenia. Only they have nowhere to go
  16. Angelo Provolone
    Angelo Provolone 12 October 2020 00: 20
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    It is ridiculous to expect support from China, after our pro-government elites sold the USSR, now they are in power and continue to sell their country to the west. They are divided into those who want to sell at a higher price and those who are ready for free:
  17. syndicalist
    syndicalist 12 October 2020 09: 25
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    China has nowhere to rush. Everything is developing in the right direction for him. If everything goes in the current key, then the corpses of all enemies will soon float past him. And Kyrgyzstan, and Kazakhstan, and Azerbaijan and Armenia, and all the Baysk Central Asian countries, and Russia.