A spokesman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry commented on a statement by US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo that the US and the EU have created a permanent format for consultations to discuss the “Chinese threat.”
“The development of our country provides the world with an opportunity, and does not pose a threat to anyone. China does not oppose the development of relations between Europe and the United States. We hope that all parties, including the EU and the USA, will rationally consider the development of China, we hope that Europe and the USA will take more steps that promote the interests of global peace, stability and prosperity and will not be directed against third parties, ” text of the statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China Tass.
“Peace, development and cooperation are the trends of the modern era. We stand for building a new type of international relations based on the principles of mutual respect, justice and mutually beneficial cooperation. China has always been a champion of global peace, has contributed to the development of peace and the protection of international order, ”the document says.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, speaking on Thursday at the German Marshall Fund in Brussels, said that the EU and the United States have created a new permanent format of political consultations to discuss the threat from China.