Regarding the meeting between Prime Minister Kishida and NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg, who shared concerns about the increasing military cooperation between China and Russia, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said, " The Chinese threat theory should not be exaggerated," he said.

Prime Minister Kishida held talks with NATO Secretary-General Stoltenberg, who is visiting Japan, on the evening of the 31st, and shared his concerns about the growing military cooperation between China and Russia, including around Japan. .

China's foreign ministry spokesman Mao Ning said at a press conference on the 1st that China's threat theory should not be exaggerated and regional conflicts should not be stirred up.

"Japan should take the lessons of history seriously, adhere to the path of peace and development, and not undermine the trust of countries in the region and the stability of the region," he said.

In addition, Spokesperson Mao said, "The Asia-Pacific region is not a battleground for geopolitical competition, and Cold War thinking and factional conflicts are not welcomed." rice field.