Russia is a threat to free and open international order, while China is America’s ‘only competitor’: Antony Blinken

Washington. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has said that Russia remains an immediate threat to a free and open international order while China is America’s “only competitor” that intends to reshape the international order. Addressing his year-end news conference on Thursday, Blinken also underlined that the only way to end the Ukraine war is through diplomacy.

Blinken told reporters here, “On the one hand, Russia remains an immediate threat to the free and open international system, on the other hand, the PRC (People’s Republic of China) is our only competitor, which has plans to reshape the international order. maintains and rapidly increasing economic, diplomatic, military and technological capabilities to achieve them. Regarding the Ukraine war, Blinken said, “Until President Putin changes his stance, the best way forward for a just and lasting peace is to maintain our strong support for Ukraine while pursuing the prospect of meaningful diplomacy.” Is.”

Responding to a question on the North Korean nuclear issue, Blinken said China has an important role in resolving it. He said, “China has the strongest, deepest relationship with North Korea of ​​any country in the world. I think it is in China’s interest that it (North Korea) stop these provocative actions. We negotiate with China; President Xi and President Biden talked about this matter.

Shubham Bangwal

Shubham Bangwal is a Senior Journalist at You can follow him on Twitter @sb_0fficial
Back to top button
error: Content is protected !!