Washington has been warned by the Chinese Foreign Ministry. It is asked not to force its democracy upon other nations, or cause division within the international community.
Wang Wenbin, a spokesperson for the Chinese foreign ministry said Tuesday that all nations should work together to overcome the Covid-19 pandemic and strengthen international coordination. The Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said that nations should work together in addressing global issues and called on world leaders to reject a new cold-war mindset.
Don’t turn democracy into Coca-Cola, where one country produces the recipe, and the world only has one flavor, depriving countries of the right and freedom to explore their own democratic roads.
The spokesman was responding to a question concerning China’s position on US President Joe Biden’s virtual Summit of Democracies, which will be held in December and will bring together democratic leaders at the behest of Washington.
Wang told gathered press that he agreed with RContact ussian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, who contended that the December summit will divide the international community into “us” and “They”. Wang pointed out that America must not pretend democracy to be a means to gain hegemony and advance its geostrategy.
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China is the country with most Covid cases per day since September. Soft lockdowns are being used to stop virus spread.
He argued that democracy was not dogma. That nations all over the world need to implement democratic systems that respect differences in history, culture and stages of development.
On December 9-10, 2021, President Biden will host the first of two Summits for Democracy in which participants will set forth an “affirmative agenda for democratic renewal” and tackle authoritarianism, according to the event’s website. In 2022, there will be a summit face-to-face.
It is stated in the text that “defending America’s democratic values is inseparable from advancing our national interest,” and reaffirms the Biden administration’s commitment to enhancing democracy.
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