Yellen urges China to help stop Russia’s war in Ukraine, or lose standing in the world

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By David Lawder and Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Wednesday appealed to China and other countries to help end Russia’s “heinous war” in Ukraine, warning in a landmark speech that those who seek to undermine Western sanctions face consequences. Speaking at the Atlantic Council in Washington, Yellen said she “fervently” hoped that China would make something positive out of its “special relationship” with Russia and said Beijing’s standing in the world would suffer if it fails to do so. China cannot expect the global community to respect any future ap…

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