China calls US to promote peace ahead of Trump report

BEIJING – China appealed to Washington to promote “strategic mutual trust” ahead of President Donald Trump’s release Monday of a national security strategy, which is expected to label Beijing a competitor.

The Chinese government had yet to read the report and could not comment, said a foreign ministry spokeswoman, Hua Chunying. But they stressed the importance of U.S.-Chinese cooperation.

“We hope that the U.S. national security strategy will play a constructive role to promote world peace and stability and contribute to the Sino-US strategic mutual trust in ensuring the world peace and security,” Hua said at a regular news briefing.

The officials of the V. S. told reporters on Sunday, the report nations provides in a permanent state of competition and de-emphasizes multinational agreements. She said that calling China a “strategic competitor.”

Trump, according to the high officials, is also expected to discuss threats he shall deem “rogue regimes such as North Korea, and the “revisionist powers”, including Russia and China, who strive to change the status quo, such as Moscow and its actions with Ukraine and Georgia, and Beijing in the South china Sea.

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