When the United States and the European Union issued a joint statement aimed at China, China protested, saying it could not tolerate infringing on its own interests.

In a joint statement after the summit on the 15th, the United States and the EU expressed concerns about China's Xinjiang, Tibet and Hong Kong issues, and the East and South China Sea issues, and emphasized stability in the Taiwan Strait.

In response, the Chinese delegation to the EU expressed "strong dissatisfaction and firm opposition".

He added that the Taiwan, Hong Kong, Xinjiang and Tibet issues are China's internal affairs, while the East and South China Seas are related to China's territorial sovereignty and maritime rights and interests. I did.

Regarding the contents of the statement, he criticized "it was full of the zero-sum thinking of the old Cold War era." "This way of creating small groups goes against the flow of history and is not conducive to peace and stability."