Beijing: Slamming the upcoming first-ever in-person Quad summit to be hosted by US President Joe Biden, China on Tuesday mentioned the formation of cliques focusing on different nations “won’t be popular” and has “no future”.
Chinese language International Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian mentioned that cooperation between the nations “should not target any third party or harm their interests”.
“China believes that any regional cooperation framework should go with the trend of the times and be conducive to mutual trust and cooperation between the regional countries. It should not target any third party or harm their interests,” Lijian mentioned.
“To form exclusive cliques targeting other countries does not conform with the country’s aspirations, won’t be popular and has no future,” he added, PTI reported.
Lijian harassed that “China is not only an engine for economic growth in Asia Pacific, it is also the main force safeguarding peace”.
The Chinese language International Ministry spokesman additional mentioned his nation’s progress is a rise in “forces for peace” on the earth and “good news” for the area.
“Relevant countries should abandon the obsolete Cold War mentality and narrow-minded geopolitical rivalry concept and view correctly and respect people’s aspiration in the region and do more things conducive to regional solidarity and cooperation,” he mentioned.
The US President would host the primary in-person Quad Summit in Washington on September 24.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison and Japanese Premier Yoshihide Suga will attend the summit, which is able to happen amid China’s aggressive behaviour within the resource-rich South China Sea.
Sending a refined message to China, the US President earlier in March this 12 months hosted the first-ever summit of the Quad leaders within the digital format that vowed to try for an Indo-Pacific area that’s free, open, inclusive, anchored by democratic values and unconstrained by coercion.