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Beijing lambasts Nato over move to include China in future threat assessments

Nato foreign ministers sit down for a two-day summit at the military alliance's headquarters in Brussels, on April 7, 2022. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
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LONDON - Chinese diplomats have lashed out at a statement from Nato, the United States-led military alliance in Europe, which accused Beijing of supporting the Russian invasion of Ukraine and vowed to include China in Nato's future threat assessments.

After a meeting of Nato foreign ministers this week, Mr Jens Stoltenberg, the alliance's secretary-general, claimed that Beijing has "chosen" to support the Russian justification for the invasion of Ukraine.

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