China has responded to NATO’s call for an end to the Cold War mentality in relation to the Sino-Russian joint statement

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Brussels, February 8 (Chinanews.comThe spokesperson of the Chinese Mission to the European Union (EU) on Thursday called on NATO to abandon its cold War mentality and ideological bias and do more to enhance mutual trust between countries and truly safeguard regional peace and stability, in response to NATO secretary-general’s remarks on the China-Russia joint statement.NATO secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on July 7 that China and Russia issued a joint statement opposing NATO expansion, which is an attempt to deprive sovereign states of their right to make their own choices.What is China’s response?NATO, a product of the Cold War era, is the world’s largest military alliance, said a spokesman for the Chinese Mission to the EU.Thirty years after the end of the Cold War, NATO continues to expand its regions and areas, engaging in bloc politics and confrontation, which is not conducive to world security and stability.Spokesman stressed that China believes that security in the region not for strengthening and expanding military bloc, called on NATO to abandon the cold war mentality and ideological bias, respect for the sovereignty, security and interests and the diversity of civilization, history and culture diversity, objective and fair look at other countries’ peaceful development, contribute more to enhance mutual trust between countries, maintain regional peace and stability of the real thing.(after)