State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Friday called on regional countries to resist and reject foreign interference in the South China Sea as it is the biggest threat to peace and stability in the region.
State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi called on Tuesday for China and ASEAN to tackle external interference as well as the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and step up consultation on the Code of Conduct in the South China Sea to safeguard peace and stability in the region.
Hyping up the so-called "China threat" is Washington's habitual trick as it needs excuses for transforming the South China Sea into a hunting ground for its geopolitical self-interest.
The more senior US officials have tried to portray US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin's first visit to Southeast Asia as underlining the United States is a "stabilizing force" in the region, the more he is showing its purpose is otherwise.
The UK Secretary of Defense Ben Wallace commented about the South China Sea issue during his visit to Vietnam.
The Chinese Embassy in Britain on Tuesday voiced deep concern about and firm opposition to the recent remarks by a senior British official on the South China Sea as they disregard facts and undermine regional peace and stability.
US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken recently made a statement to the media on the occasion of the fifth anniversary of the ruling of the so-called Court of Arbitration for the South China Sea. He accused Beijing of continuing to “coerce and intimidate the coastal states of Southeast Asia” and threatening freedom of navigation in the South China Sea.