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China slams Quad summit in US, says it will get no support

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China slams Quad summit in US, says it will get no support

China took note of the Quad summit and is “following the situation closely”, said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying.

On Monday, China slammed the Quad grouping, saying some countries are creating “exclusive blocs” and “hype” the “threat of China” and that the move is doomed to fail. At their first in-person summit in Washington on 25 September, the Quad leaders pledged to ensure a “free and open” Indo-Pacific, which is also “inclusive and resilient”, as they noted that strategically the vital region is witness to the growing Military maneuvering of China. Military maneuvers are the basis of their shared security and prosperity.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, Australian counterpart Scott Morrison, and US President Joe Biden addressed the summit on their vision for re-centering themselves and the world on the Indo-Pacific and what they hope to achieve.

Asked for her response at a media briefing, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hua Chunying said China took note of the Quad summit and is “closely following the situation”. She further added, “Facts have shown that China is an advocate of world peace, provider of public goods and China’s development is important to international development. Coercion and undermining of international order can by no means be pinned on to China”

In a joint statement, the Quad leaders said, “Together, we are committed to promoting a free, open, rules-based order that is enshrined in international law and to promote security and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific and beyond.” free from coercion. “We stand for the rule of law, freedom of navigation and overflight, peaceful resolution of disputes, democratic values, and territorial integrity of states. We commit to working together and with a range of partners.”

In November 2017, Japan, India, Australia, and the US raised a long-pending proposal to establish a Quad to develop a new strategy to keep important sea routes in the Indo-Pacific free of any influence amid China’s growing military shaped up. China claims almost all of the disputed South China Sea, although Taiwan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam, and Brunei all claim parts of it. Beijing has built artificial islands and military installations in the South China Sea.

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