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China is not an adversary but is a serious challenge: NATO chief

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WATCH: As the NATO summit got underway on Wednesday in Madrid, Spain, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said the military alliance needs to be “clear-eyed” about the potential threat posed by China. However, he clarified that China is “not our adversary.” He said the military alliance would increase its cooperation with Indo-Pacific partners to guard as a result – Jun 29, 2022

China is not NATO’s adversary but it does represent serious challenges, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday.

“We now face an era of strategic competition … China is substantially building up its forces, including in nuclear weapons, bullying its neighbours, including Taiwan,” Stoltenberg said. “China is not our adversary but we must be clear-eyed about the serious challenges it represents.”

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(Reporting by Sabine Siebold, Robin Emmott; Editing by Humeyra Pamuk)

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