From Xinhua: China said on Tuesday that it would continue to conduct exchanges with NATO “based on a new security outlook.”

“China has made some contact with NATO in recent years, and will continue to carry out exchanges with NATO at corresponding levels based on a new security outlook featuring mutual trust, equality and mutual benefit,” said Foreign Ministry spokesman Ma Zhaoxu at a regular news briefing…

“NATO has been moving toward transformation in recent years, and is considering the adoption of a new strategic concept,” said Ma. “We hope NATO’s transformation and adjustment will benefit peace and stability in the region and the world.”

China’s Foreign Minister, Yang Jiechi, presenting the opening address at the Munich Security Conference. (photo: Harald Dettenborn)