The 30-strong security organization approved a new
blueprint for the next decade on Wednesday, condemning China for the first time in its more than 70-year history.
“Just as Russia is trying to recreate a Russian or Soviet empire, the Chinese government is seeking friends, whether it be … through economic support to build alliances for what historically was the Western alliance in places like the Indo -Pacific, to undermine,” Mr. Albanese told the NATO meeting in Madrid.
“The People’s Republic of China” [People’s Republic of China] malicious hybrid and cyber operations and its confrontational rhetoric and disinformation target allies and damage the security of the alliance,” NATO said in its first planning document in a decade.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said NATO should stop “trying to launch a new Cold War”.
Emmanuel Macron receives Anthony Albanian for talks
The abolition of the contract sparked an unprecedented crisis between Canberra and Paris and such bad blood that outgoing Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian applauded Morrison’s loss in polls to the Albanian, who he said was “well with me.” suits”.
France was particularly confused as it considers itself a major power in the Pacific thanks to overseas territories including New Caledonia and French Polynesia.
Albanian announced earlier this month that French submarine maker Naval Group had agreed to a “fair and equitable settlement” of €555 million ($584 million) for Australia, ending a decade-old multi-billion dollar submarine contract.