North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the United States of America-led world’s strongest army alliance, has expressed considerations over China’s “authoritarian behaviour at home and increased assertiveness and bullying abroad”. China has been dealing with the warmth from each nook of the world for its position within the unfold of coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic in addition to its belligerent use of the army to attempt to alter borders on land in addition to the ocean and NATO’s remark comes at a time when the Asian nation is dealing with elevated isolation.
While stressing that NATO doesn’t see China as an adversary, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday (June 30, 2020) said, “But there is a clear pattern of authoritarian behaviour at home and increased assertiveness and bullying abroad.”
Stoltenberg, a former Norwegian prime minister who has been NATO’s high worldwide civil servant since 2014, made the assertion whereas talking about “The Geopolitical Implications of COVID-19”, a web based occasion of the German Institute for Global and Area research (GIGA). He additionally referred to as for a world strategy to deal with the safety challenges being confronted.
While commending and appreciating the position armed forces throughout NATO have performed to assist save lives throughout the COVID-19 pandemic which has ravaged giant elements of the world, Stoltenberg exhorted the alliance to organize for a doable second wave of the coronavirus by means of a brand new operation plan, a brand new stockpile of medical gear and a brand new fund to shortly purchase provides and providers.
He additionally careworn that NATO 2030 was just lately launched to replicate on the place the alliance sees itself 10 years from now and the way it plans to proceed to maintain all of the member international locations protected.
China is already concerned in an extended and tense standoff with India alongside the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh which additionally noticed a bloody skirmish on the night time of June 16, 2020. The conflict on the LAC resulted within the martyrdom of 20 Indian Army troopers and the demise of over 40 Peoples Liberation Army troops.