In China commented on the idea of creating a European army

© AP Photo / Ng Han Guan, FileОфициальный the representative of the Chinese foreign Ministry Hua Chunying. Archival photoIn China commented on the idea of creating a European army© AP Photo / Ng Han Guan, File

China has never posed a threat to Europe, said the official representative of the Chinese foreign Ministry, Hua Chunying,

So she commented on the call of the President of France Emmanuel Makron to create a «European army» for protection from Russia, China and the United States.

«I would like to point out that European countries are independent and sovereign States, they are entitled to make their choice, and as for China, we never posed any threat to Europe», — said the diplomat.

Last week, the macron suggested to create a common European army. According to him, Europe is now faced with numerous attempts to interfere in its internal processes and the cyberspace, so it should protect itself from China, Russia and even the United States.

The idea of Macron criticized the American President Donald trump. He called the offer insulting and said that Europe must first pay its share to NATO, which the US greatly subsidize.

Skeptical to the creation of a European army, and treated the NATO General Secretary Jens Stoltenberg, who said that the defense of Europe is impossible without the United States and European unity, he said, will never be able to replace the transatlantic.

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