Beijing, May (PL) China has deplored on Tuesday US criticism of international cooperation in the Arctic and also its military deployment to intimidate Iran, urging it to contribute more to preserving peace in both cases.
Geng Shuang, the Foreign Ministry’s spokesman, refuted in a press conference statements made by the US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, against the presence of the Asian country and Russia in the Arctic region because of their aggressive behavior.
He emphasized that these are unfounded statements because the Asian nation has always adhered to the international cooperation open there, of a scientific nature and promoter of environmental protection.
‘Arctic issues not only involve the Arctic countries, they have global significance and implications,’ he said, affirming that China can and wants to play a constructive role in that regard. Continue reading