AA / Ankara / Riyaz ul Kalik
China on Tuesday accused the United States of being the “greatest destroyer” of the world order, a day after Russia condemned the rules-based order promoted by the West (which defines the universal principles of international law, especially the UN Charter).
“The United States is the greatest destroyer of the world order by leaving communities and using sanctions and military threats against others,” said Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Wang Wenpin. Foreigners, during a press conference in Beijing.
“His ‘rule of law’ is a dominant organization dominated by the United States. Many of his allies do not accept this system.”
“The world order cannot be dominated or shaped by a US-led clan. All nations must adhere to true diversity, advance the democratization of international relations and build a partnership that provides a common future for mankind,” the spokesman added.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said there was no specific content in the rules-based orders, accusing countries of “violating the rules” when acting against the will of the West.
“They are less specific, and they have a free hand to pursue arbitrary practice of using unreasonable tactics as a means of pressuring competitors,” Sergei Lavrov wrote in an article in the Russian daily Kommersant.
Commenting on the recent exchanges between the Chinese and Russian presidents, Wang said, “Under the strategic leadership of President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin, Sino-Russian relations have entered the most optimal stages in their history, with strong and mutual political trust, as well as mutual interests. “
The leaders of the two countries said on Monday that relations between Russia and China were a “model” and an “example” of bilateral cooperation.
At an online meeting marking the 20th anniversary of the 2001 China-Russia friendship agreement, the two leaders agreed to extend the agreement for five years.
A Chinese spokesman also criticized Japan for calling for “the protection of the island of Taiwan as a democracy.”
“China has urged Japan to provide a clear explanation to ensure that such a mistake does not happen again,” Wang said.
China claims Taiwan as a separatist province, while the island has demanded independence since 1949.
* Translated from English by Morat Belhaj
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