Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Mao Ning hosted a regular press conference on February 2.

  A reporter asked: NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg concluded his visit to South Korea and Japan.

During the visit, Stoltenberg mentioned China on many occasions, saying that China launched an "authoritarian counterattack" against the rules-based, open and democratic international order.

China has developed a military capable of reaching NATO countries and threatening Taiwan.

NATO must remain united and determined to deal with China's security threats. What happens in Europe today may happen in East Asia tomorrow.

What's China's comment on Sri Lanka's visit and remarks?

  Mao Ning said that in the past few days, we have expressed our position on NATO-related issues many times.

NATO Secretary-General visited South Korea and Japan, but he insisted on referring to China, deliberately exaggerated the so-called "China threat", drew a line with ideology, and sowed relations between regional countries. His intention was alarming.

  China is committed to maintaining world peace and stability, does not engage in geopolitical competition, and has no intention of challenging or threatening any country.

The peace, cooperation, stability and prosperity of the Asia-Pacific benefit from the joint efforts of countries in the region.

The Asia-Pacific does not welcome the Cold War mentality and camp confrontation.

NATO should deeply reflect on what role it has played in Europe's security. It should not mess up Europe, but also attempt to mess up the Asia-Pacific and the world.

(Produced by Le Xiaomin)

Editor in charge: [Ji Xiang]