China’s ambassador to the UN Zhang Jun  told the UN Security Council that successive expansions by Nato had failed to make Europe more secure, but rather had sown conflict. Photo:  EPA-EFE
China’s ambassador to the UN Zhang Jun told the UN Security Council that successive expansions by Nato had failed to make Europe more secure, but rather had sown conflict. Photo: EPA-EFE
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China tells UN expansion of Nato, or a Nato-like body, into the Asia-Pacific will stir up conflict

  • Beijing is concerned US is building an Asian version of Nato as Australia, Japan, New Zealand and South Korea attend the Nato meeting for the first time
  • Washington wants Beijing to pressure Moscow into ending the war in Ukraine, ‘given its relationship with Russia’, says US national security adviser Jake Sullivan

China’s ambassador to the UN Zhang Jun  told the UN Security Council that successive expansions by Nato had failed to make Europe more secure, but rather had sown conflict. Photo:  EPA-EFE
China’s ambassador to the UN Zhang Jun told the UN Security Council that successive expansions by Nato had failed to make Europe more secure, but rather had sown conflict. Photo: EPA-EFE
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