"Recently, the US Department of Defense released the 2022 China Military and Security Development Report, which misrepresents China's national defense policy and military strategy, makes unfounded assumptions about China's military development, and grossly interferes in China's internal affairs on the Taiwan issue," the official said. Chinese Ministry of Defense spokesman Tan Kefei.

His words are quoted by RIA Novosti.

He noted that "China expresses strong dissatisfaction and strong opposition to this, has already made a strict submission to the United States."

Earlier, United States Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said that the country is in intense competition with China, but does not want conflict with it.