As a result of the Russian shelling of Odessa, the shock wave from the explosion demolished part of the walls and knocked out the windows in the building of the Consulate General of China.
The incident was reported by representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China.
In a statement from the department, the situation is commented in the form of an answer to a question.
The diplomats were asked if they confirm the fact that the building was damaged as a result of a Russian strike on the city with missiles and drones on July 20?
Can the Chinese side confirm this? Did China make a representation to Russia on this issue? – quotes the question formulated in this way by the MIA “Russia Today”.
The response says that an explosion occurred near the building of the Consulate General, a part of the walls was demolished by the shock wave and windows were shattered.
The Chinese Foreign Ministry added that there were no casualties. It is further reported that Beijing is carefully monitoring developments.
Also, Chinese diplomats support “engagement with relevant parties.”
Attention is drawn to the adoption of all necessary measures to ensure the security of Chinese institutions and personnel in Ukraine.