China says it does not pose systemic challenges to other countries
China asks NATO to stop exaggerating its (China's) military power
The response from China is related to NATO issuing a communique (following the G7 meeting over the weekend) that said Beijing presents "systemic challenges" for the transatlantic security alliance
- "China's stated ambitions and assertive behaviour present systemic challenges to the rules-based international order and to areas relevant to alliance security"
- accused China of "rapidly expanding its nuclear arsenal" and being "opaque in implementing its military modernisation"
- highlighting China's military cooperation with Russia